Elodie Ontala

Elodie Ontala | Sickle Cell Disease


Elodie Ontala, a Community Outreach Liaison and Patient Advocate for Versiti shares her story about growing up with Sickle Cell disease and the importance that blood donation played in her treatment.

Explore donation opportunities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,and Ohio.

 
About Blood Donation
Donate blood, donate plasma or donate platelets at a blood donation center near you or a blood drive near you. Make an appointment to donate blood today.
 
Importance of Diverse Donors
Diverse blood donations improve blood transfusion outcomes for sickle cell patients and diverse blood recipients. Make an appointment to donate blood.
 
Where to Donate Blood Near You
There are may options where you can make your blood, platelet, or plasma donation. Your donations provide hospitals in your community with precious blood products that patients desparately need.
 
Share Your Story
Versiti invites you to share your story and photo to help encourage more people to give back. You may even be featured throughout the year on our social media.