ABC 7 Chicago to Host Digital Town Hall Exploring Critical Need for Blood Donations During Pandemic.

ABC 7, Chicago’s Number One station for news, will present the first virtual town hall installment in the new year, OUR CHICAGO:  Voices of the Community.   ABC 7’s Hosea Sanders, who has been an important voice in ABC 7’s annual Great Chicago Blood Drive, now in its 7th year, will moderate this hour-long event available on, Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 2:00 PM.

The need for blood donations has never been more urgent, yet with the pandemic, those donations have markedly decreased.  ABC 7 Chicago and the American Red Cross of Illinois join forces again to increase awareness on the critical need for blood, especially in Black and Brown communities hardest hit by the Pandemic, and where donations have been significantly lower.

Hosea Sanders and a panel of experts will underscore the importance of giving blood and the expanded Chicago/suburban locations available to donors. They will discuss ways the

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