By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Dec 22, 2021 at 8:53 AM

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Join Versiti Blood Center of Wisconsin for the 21st annual Season of Giving Blood Drive at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., on Monday, Dec. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 28.

The drive takes place inside the Peck Welcome Center on Monday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All attempting donors will receive free same-day zoo admission with free parking, a ticket for a future visit, a $10 e-gift card and a festive Bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Plus, All donors will automatically be entered into the Drive to Save Lives Sweepstakes to win an SUV.

Versiti hopes to collect more than 500 units of lifesaving blood during the two-day drive.

To make an appointment, call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visit

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Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.