Madison Area Technical College-Fort Atkinson employees, students and surrounding community members can give back this fall by donating blood.

The Fort Atkinson campus will host a BloodCenter of Wisconsin Community Blood Drive Monday, Sept. 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the sole provider of blood material for local health care in Jefferson County, including Fort Memorial Hospital.

For an appointment, donors should visit or text (414) 520-2399. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

All registered donors will receive a $5 e-gift card that can be redeemed at your choice of Amazon, Chipotle, Domino’s Pizza, Papa John’s, Starbucks, Target, Walmart and more. A valid email address must be provided to receive the card.

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