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Red Cross appeals to donors for August drive

The American Red Cross has issued a media appeal for blood donors. All blood types are needed immediately.
Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in general good health. A photo ID or Red Cross donor card is required.
All donors who give blood July 1 through Sept. 30 can enter a drawing to win one of three $1,000 gas cards.
Phone numbers are provided for appointments at the following sites, but walk-ins are also welcome.
– Saturday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., SunCom, 475 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Suite 106, Salisbury. Free T-shirts for all donors. Call Rhonda Ward at 704-253-0259.
– Sunday, 1:30-6 p.m., Mount Moriah Lutheran Church, 750 Mount Moriah Church Road, China Grove. Call Mike Kotish at 704-857-3543.
– Monday, 1-5:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 1930 Jake Alexander Blvd. W., Salisbury. Call Sherry Smith at 704-633-3854, ext. 105.
– Aug. 8, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Wal-Mart, 323 S. Arlington St., Salisbury. Call Jan Harwood at 704-639-9718.
– Aug. 10, 12:30-5 p.m., Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 3760 Stokes Ferry Road. Call Sheila Holshouser at 704-639-9682.
– Aug. 10, 1-5:30 p.m., Milford Hills Baptist Church, 1238 E. Colonial Drive. Free gift for all donors. Call the church office at 704-633-1423.
– Aug. 11, 1-5:30 p.m., American Red Cross, 1930 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. Call Sherry Smith at 704-633-3854, ext. 105.
– Aug. 20, 2-6:30 p.m., Liberty Commons Nursing Center, 4412 S. Main St. Call Shirley Rye at 704-637-3040.
– Aug. 22, 2:30-7 p.m., Rockwell Amvets, 427 Link St., Rockwell. Call Nancy Shiverdecker at 704-267-6410.
– Aug. 24, 1-5:30 p.m., Christiana Lutheran Church, 6190 U.S. 52. Call Boni Lowry at 704-210-8723.
– Aug. 24, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 110 W. Church St., China Grove. Call Telisa Barnhardt at 704-857-5578.
– Aug. 26, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Rowan Regional Medical Center, 612 Mocksville Ave. Call Todd Shumaker at 704-210-5013.
Blood drive information is subject to change. Call the Red Cross office at 704-633-3854 for updated information.

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