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Join PEARLS for Teen Girls, a dynamic and innovative leadership development non-profit serving girls in 5th through 12th grade in Milwaukee, in partnership with Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin, for a blood drive on Wednesday, June 24 from 10AM-3PM. By donating blood at this drive you make DOUBLE the impact in Milwaukee. The event takes place at The Cooperage located at 822 S Water Street.
For every blood donor, PEARLS will receive a donation from Versiti. Wear purple for PEARLS, give red for Versiti. This is a safe and socially distanced event. Safety precautions have been put in place and Versiti asks all participants to bring a mask and wait in their car until it is time for their donation appointment. To sign up to give blood, visit http:// bit.ly/3f3cvFO.
About PEARLS for Teen Girls
PEARLS for Teen Girls was founded as a volunteer effort in 1993 by a local entrepreneur and grew into a nonprofit in 2002, with the mission to improve the quality of life and strengthen the community through the empowerment and support of young women. PEARLS girls are provided with self-development tools, guidance, and support to strive for better, brighter futures by living out the PEARLS values: Personal Responsibility, Empathy, Awareness, Respect, Leadership, and Support. Our research-based curriculum helps girls break through the persistent barriers of generational poverty, racism, teen pregnancy, and low academic achievement in Milwaukee. To learn more visit: PEARLSforTeenGirls.com.
Based in Milwaukee, Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin is the exclusive provider of blood and blood products to more than 56 hospitals throughout Wisconsin, and provides 230,000+ units of blood annually. There is no substitute for the lifesaving gift of blood; it is precious, perishable, and the need for it is vital. Please consider blood donation today. Saving and enhancing patients’ lives is central to everything we do.
Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin provides communities with a continuum of care that includes the discovery, diagnosis, treatment and cure of many life-altering health conditions. The diversity of our expertise, educational capabilities and innovation makes Blood Center a truly unique organization.
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