Red Cross Announces Blood Shortage Emergency – How to donate

Information courtesy of the American Red Cross

With vacations, parties, and other activities, summer can be a very busy time. Unfortunately, that can mean a big drop in blood donations. The American Red Cross has announced an emergency-level blood shortage. Blood is being distributed faster than donations are being received. Fortunately, there is an easy way to help: give blood.

Enter your ZIP code here to find a blood donation opportunity near you. Visit this page for tips and info for first-time blood donors.

For more questions or information, please contact a blood donation center near you.

Thank you for your help!

Doug Schmidt
Act Team Coordinator
The Fifth Freedom Network

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