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Red Cross issues urgent call for blood donors

Posted August 3, 2009
Updated August 4, 2009

The American Red Cross is urging individuals to donate blood. The current blood supply has dropped critically low throughout the Southeast.

Donors of all blood types are need, but there is an urgent plea for type O negative, B negative and A negative blood donors.

All eligible donors are asked to give blood at one of the following drives.

Tuesday, August 4:

  • North Raleigh Blood Donation Center 8301 Bandford Way, Raleigh, 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Cary Church of Christ, 6640 Tryon Rd., Cary, 3 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Raleigh Corporate Center NC Chamber, 701 Corporate Center Dr., Raleigh, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 5

  • Cary Blood Center at Regency,3700 Regency Pkwy, Suite 150, Cary, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Durham Blood Donation Center, 4737 University Dr, #3 University Pl, Durham, 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • YMCA-Cary Family, 101 YMCA Dr., Cary, 3 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 6

  • Cary Blood Center at Regency,3700 Regency Pkwy, Suite 150, Cary, 1:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • North Raleigh Blood Donation Center 8301 Bandford Way, Raleigh, 2:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Raleigh Blood Donation Center, 100 N. Peartree Ln., Raleigh, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Durham Blood Donation Center, 4737 University Dr, #3 University Pl, Durham, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • INC Research, 4800 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Vishay Measurements, 951 Wendell Blvd., Wendell, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Friday, August 7

  • Cary Blood Center at Regency,3700 Regency Pkwy, Suite 150, Cary, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • North Raleigh Blood Donation Center 8301 Bandford Way, Raleigh, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Durham Blood Donation Center, 4737 University Dr, #3 University Pl, Durham, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • East Wake Academy, 400 NMC Dr., Zebulon, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Maria Parham Medical Center, 566 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 8

  • Cary Blood Center at Regency,3700 Regency Pkwy, Suite 150, Cary, 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Durham Blood Donation Center, 4737 University Dr, #3 University Pl, Durham, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Living Word Family Church, 10520 Star Rd., Wake Forest, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Wendell Baptist Church, 3651 Wendell Blvd., Wendell, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 9

  • St. Raphael Catholic Church, 5801 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Millbrook United Methodist Church, 1712 E. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh, 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

For more information or to schedule an appointment to donate, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (448-3543) or visit redcrossblood.org.

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