Red Cross announces August blood drives

  • Posted: Monday, July 22, 2013 2:12 p.m.

SALISBURY — The need for blood is constant, especially around the summer holidays, when eligible donors have even less time in their busy schedules to give.

To learn more and make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call (336) 413-3311.


Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Aug. 4, 1 to 5:30 p.m., Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church, 750 Mt. Moriah Church Road, China Grove;

Aug. 5, noon to 4:30 p.m. at E.H Dole Red Cross Chapter, 1930 Jake Alexander Blvd. W.;

Aug. 6, 3 to 7:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, 315 Webb Road;

Aug. 18-13, 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 3760 Stokes Ferry Road;

Aug. 20, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Magnolia Gardens, Spencer, 1404 S. Salisbury Ave.;

Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, 612 Mocksville Ave.;

Aug. 29, 12:30 to 5 p.m., N.C. State Highway Patrol, 5780 S. Main St.;

Aug. 30, 2:30 to 7 p.m. at Rockwell AMVETS, 427 Link St., Rockwell.

Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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