The American Red Cross is calling on the public to donate in May. May is Trauma Awareness Month, and a spokesman for the Red Cross hopes that will inspire you to roll up your sleeve. A single car accident victim can need as many as 100 units of blood.
Communications Director for the American Red Cross Laurie Nehring tells The Big Z the blood rarely sits on a shelf.
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Donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by going to www.redcrossblood.org .