The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations.  Severe winter weather has meant the loss of thousands of donations nationwide.  Locally, 10 drives have been cancelled since last week causing nearly 300 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected.

Communications Manager for the American Red Cross Dan Fox tells The Big Z one single blood donation can help multiple patients.

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Donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by following the link:


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