The Carolinas Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross provides blood to 103 hospitals and must have 1,600 people give blood and platelets each weekday to meet patient demand.
Blood can be safely donated every 56 days. Most healthy people age 17 or older, or 16 with parental consent, who weigh at least 110 pounds, are eligible to donate. Donors 18 and younger must also meet height and weight requirements.
For more information, call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
Friday, June 10 ó 3:30-8 p.m., Unity United Methodist Church, 8505 Unity Church Road, Kannapolis. For an appointment, call Patty Greene at 704-857-3174.
Sunday, June 12 ó 2-6:30 p.m., First Reformed Church-Landis, 210 N. Central Ave. Call Anita Erwin at 704-938-5460.
Monday, June 13 ó 1-5:30 p.m., Salisbury Community, 1930 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. Call the Red Cross office at 704-633-3854.
Friday, June 17 ó 1- 5:30 p.m. Krispy Kreme, 1428 W. Innes St. For an appointment, please call Tyrone Scott at 704-637-2525.
Friday, June 17 ó 2-6:30 p.m., Christian Terry Bloodstock Blood Drive, Autumn Care, 1505 Bringle Ferry Road. For an appointment, please call Christian Terry at 704-754-0663.
Saturday, June 18 ó 10 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Southside Baptist Church, 500 Morlan Park Road. Call Shirley Ludwick 704-279-7049.
Sunday, June 19 ó 1-5:30 p.m., Centenary United Methodist Church, 620 Centenary Road, Mount Ulla. For an appointment, please call Pam Allred 704-877-4377.
Sunday, June 19 ó noon-4:30 p.m. Morgan Rodgers Bloodstock Blood Drive, Grace Evangelical Lutheran, 320 Grace Church Road. For an appointment, please call Morgan Rodgers 704-856-8323.
Thursday, June 23 ó 2:30-7 p.m., Lutheran Home, Trinity Oaks, 820 Klumac Road. Call Martha Parrott 704-637-3784.
Friday, June 24 ó 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Genesis Eldercare, 710 Julian Road. Call Denise Daugherty 704-738-1008.
Friday, June 24 ó 1:30-5:30 p.m., Walmart Supercenter, 323 S. Arlington St. For an appointment, please call Jan Harwood 704-857-1986 or the Red Cross office 704-633-3854.
Friday, June 24 ó 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., RHA Health Services Inc., 211 Roseman Lane. For an appointment, please call Jane Williams 704-278-9681.
Sunday, June 26 ó12:30-5 p.m., Faith Baptist, 203 N. Main S., Faith. For an appointment, please call Pat Barton 704-279-7736.
Sunday, June 26 ó 1-5:30 p.m., Rock Grove United Methodist Church, 1050 Rock Grove Church Road. For an appointment, please call Terry Trammell 704-857-3425.
Monday, June 27 ó 2:30-7 p.m., St. Paulís Lutheran Church, 205 St. Paulís Church Road, Walk-ins Welcome, Thursday, June 30, 2-6:30 p.m., Saleeby-Fisher East Rowan YMCA, 790 Crescent Road, Rockwell. Call Sarah Zander or Kathy Rummage 704-279-1742.
Blood drive schedules are subject to change. Call 704-633-3854 for updates.