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Versiti and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Team up for Thin Mint Thursday

Indianapolis — February 27, 2023

One-day cookie giveaway is a sweet way to thank blood donors for rolling up their sleeve

On Thursday, March 2, 2023, Versiti Blood Center of Indiana and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana are partnering in a special way to thank donors. Unofficially known as "Thin Mint Thursday," all attempting donors at Versiti’s Indiana donor centers will receive a package of Thin Mints® cookies.

“We are always proud to be able to support efforts that help the community,” Girl Scouts of Central Indiana CEO Danielle Shockey said. “Whether through Cookies for a Cause or in ways that celebrate giving back like the blood drive Thin Mint efforts. Girl Scout cookies and community service are in the Girl Scouts DNA and we are happy to do our small part to support Versiti's efforts.”

“More than a cookie, Thin Mint Thursday is a way to thank our generous blood donors for their lifesaving gift,” said Penny Schroeder, area vice president at Versiti. “We are grateful to partner with the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana to save lives and help girls thrive!”

To schedule an appointment to donate blood, call 1-317-916-5150 or visit

Donor Center locations:

  • INDIANAPOLIS: 3450 N. Meridian St.
  • FISHERS: 11005 Allisonville Road
  • CARMEL: 726 Adams St., Suite 150
  • GREENWOOD: 8739 U.S. 31 South
  • HIGHLAND: 2126 45th St.
  • TERRE HAUTE: 2021 S. Third St.
  • LAFAYETTE: 2200 Elmwood Ave., Suite D-16

Donating blood takes about an hour. Anyone age 17 or older in good health who meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to give. Parental consent is required for donors age 16 to donate blood. Donors should bring a photo ID that includes their birth date.

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About Versiti Blood Center of Indiana

More than 65,000 Indiana residents each year give over 130,000 blood products through Versiti Blood Center of Indiana, formerly Indiana Blood Center, a non-profit organization founded in 1952 that operates blood donation centers in Indianapolis, Fishers, Carmel, Greenwood, Lafayette and Terre Haute. The center also operates thousands of mobile and community blood drives each year throughout the state. Versiti provides a continuous, safe supply of blood and clinical services to more than 100 Indiana hospitals and their patients.

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