Donating blood is a great thing one can do to help out someone they most likely will never meet.

One hour of your time can save the lives of up to 3 different people.

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LaMonica Beverages is teaming up with the Rock River Valley Blood Center for their first-ever blood drive Wednesday, August 1st.

The drive, A Pint for a Pint, will be held at LaMonica Beverages in the parking lot at 4060 Rock Valley Pkwy in Loves Park from 1pm to 5pm.

Anyone that donates will receive a Budweiser pint glass (beer is NOT included), along with a couple of other novelty items courtesy of LaMonica beverages.

This blood drive is open to the public, but they are encouraging those interested in donating to make an appointment.

To set up your appointment you can either email carly@lamonicabev.com or visit www.rrvbc.org