Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll, 1006 N. Lowden Rd., will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross from noon-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 815-244-7715, or email, or sign up online at, or call 1-800-733-2767.

"Hosting a blood drive coincides with Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll's core values of giving back to the community," said Anna Gray, resource development director. "With a simple blood donation, we have the ability to help save the life of someone who could be a coworker, loved one or neighbor."

Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, B negative and A negative.