Red Cross to hold blood drives in area this month

The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region needs approximately 700 eligible donors to donate blood each day in August to continue rebuilding an already fragile blood supply. Blood drives are scheduled at the following local locations: - First Baptist Church of Spring Lake, 118 E. Exchange St., noon to 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. - Grand Haven First Presbyterian Church, 508 Franklin Ave., 1-6:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. - Second Reformed Church, 1000 Waverly Ave., 1-6 p.m. Aug. 22, and noon to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23.
Tribune Staff
Aug 9, 2011

Individuals who are at least age 17 years, meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height), and are in generally good health may be eligible to give blood. Bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.

Online:
www.redcrossblood.org

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