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Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this spring

 

Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

 

Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month

(April 3, 2019) – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this spring.

 

Nearly half of the public knows someone who has been helped by a blood transfusion. For many volunteer blood donors, like Gail Wright, that personal connection serves as inspiration to give.

 

Wright’s brother was involved in a serious motorcycle accident in 1982 and needed several blood transfusions during his four-month recovery. She lived over 120 miles away at the time. Unable to be near him, she decided she could help by donating blood. Wright has continued to donate and recently completed her 11th gallon of donated blood – 88 lifesaving blood donations.

 

Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions, and the Red Cross salutes the volunteer blood and platelet donors who help fulfill its lifesaving mission. While donors of all blood types are needed, the Red Cross currently has a severe shortage of type O blood donations and urges type O donors to give now.

 

Make an appointment to help save lives now by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

HBO and Red Cross invite Game of Thrones fans to Bleed #ForTheThrone

To celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones, HBO and the American Red Cross have partnered to encourage fans and donors to show their bravery and valor by bleeding #ForTheThrone. Many answered the call to give earlier this year, and much like the show, embarking on its final season, the fight for the living isn’t over.

 

Those who come to donate by April 30 will be automatically entered for a chance to win a full-size Iron Throne from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Terms and conditions apply and are available at RedCrossBlood.org/HBOGameofThrones.* Additionally, all presenting donors April 11-30, 2019, will receive a commemorative Bleed For The Throne poster, while supplies** last, and automatically be entered in the above-mentioned sweepstakes.

 

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Perry County

 

Crooksville

4/10/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Crooksville VFD, 22 China Street

 

New Lexington

4/24/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ludowici - Local 505, 4757 Tile Plant Rd., PO Box 69

4/26/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Senior Citizen Center, 520 1st Street

4/30/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., New Lexington High School, 2547 Panther Drive

 

Somerset

4/18/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Somerset American Legion, 107 East Gay St.

 

Thornville

4/7/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Amvets Post 51, 9293 Twp Rd. 79

4/13/2019: 7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Thornville Masonic Lodge, 44 E. Columbus Street

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Athens County

 

Athens

4/3/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., OU-Ping Center, 82 South Green Drive, Ohio University

4/11/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., OU-Ping Center, 82 South Green Drive, Ohio University

4/16/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., O'Bleness Hospital, 55 Hospital Drive

4/18/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Richland United Methodist Church, 60 Pomeroy Rd

4/19/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., OU Phi Gamma Delta, 20 S College Street

4/29/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Baker Center, OU-Baker Center, 1 Park Place

4/30/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Athens County Chapter, 100 May Ave.

 

Glouster

4/23/2019: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Trimble High School, One Tomcat Drive

 

Nelsonville

4/5/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Nelsonville York High School, 1 Buckeye Dr.

 

Stewart

4/23/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Federal Hocking High School, 8461 St. Rt. 144

 

The Plains

4/15/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., The Plains United Methodist Church, 3 North Plains Rd

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Coshocton County

 

Conesville

4/16/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., American Electric Power, 47201  County Road 273

 

Coshocton

4/16/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High Street

4/17/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Roscoe United Methodist Church, 475 High Street

4/19/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Dean's Jewelry, 409 Main Street

4/26/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., McWane Ductile, 2266 South 6th Street

4/30/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Sacred Heart, 39 Burt Ave

 

Fresno

4/3/2019: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Chili Crossroads Bible Church, 29445 County Rd. 10

 

Walhonding

4/15/2019: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., New Castle Church, 32421 US RT 36

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Fairfield County

 

Amanda

4/9/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Johns Branch Library, 116 E. High St

 

Baltimore

4/8/2019: 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., The Grove Community Christian Church, 3420 Blacklick Eastern Rd.

4/23/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., VFW Post 3761, 2155 Reynoldsburg Baltimore Rd.

 

Lancaster

4/10/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ohio University Lancaster Campus, 1570 Granville Pike

4/10/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, 245 E. Chestnut

4/11/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Fairfield Medical Center, 401 N. Ewing Street

4/17/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Fisher Catholic High School, 1803 Granville Pike

4/25/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., St. Mark Church, 324 Gay St.

4/29/2019: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Crossroads, 2095 W. Fair Ave

 

Millersport

4/3/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Millersport Lions Club, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd

 

Pickerington

4/6/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Pickerington Public Library, 201 Opportunity Way

4/11/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Logos Bible Church, 623 Hill Rd. N

4/14/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 268 Hill Road

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Fayette County

 

Jeffersonville

4/13/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Jeffersonville Lions Club, One Railroad Street

 

Washington Court House

4/9/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Place

4/24/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Fayette County Memorial Hospital, 1510 Columbus Ave

4/26/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Miami Trace High School, 300 Bloomingburg-New Holland Rd NW

4/30/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Fayette County Victim Witness Division, 133 S. Main St.

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Greene County

 

Cedarville

4/9/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Cedarville University, 251 N Main St.

 

Xenia

4/28/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Xenia Church of Christ, 444 Country Club Drive

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Guernsey County

 

Byesville

4/3/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Stop Nine Church, 60312 Southgate Road

 

Cambridge

4/20/2019: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., First Baptist Church, 136 E.8th Street

4/23/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, 1341 N. Clark Street

4/23/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, 1341 N. Clark Street

 

Quaker City

4/8/2019: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Calais Church, 29880 Miltonsburg Calais Road

4/16/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Quaker City Community, 129 Fair Street

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Harrison County

 

Freeport

4/9/2019: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m., Antrim Mennonite Church, 20360 Cadiz Road

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Highland County

 

Greenfield

4/20/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Amish Community Blood Drive, 11861 Karnes Road

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Hocking County

 

Logan

4/15/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Logan High School, 14470 Ohio 328

4/28/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Ebenezer Baptist Church, 6935 Twp Rd. 234

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Licking County

 

Etna

4/25/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Daybreak Church, 1226 Pike Street

 

Granville

4/18/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Denison University, 100 West College

 

Heath

4/24/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Boeing Guidance Repair Center, 801 Irving-Wick Drive West

 

Johnstown

4/15/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Church of the Ascension Worship Center, 555 South Main St

 

Newark

4/3/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 76 East Main Street

4/5/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/9/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/12/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/12/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Kroger Marketplace, 1155 North 21st Street

4/16/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/17/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Warner Library, 1179 University Drive

4/19/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/19/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Newark Township Fire Department, 310 Deo Drive.

4/21/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Crossroads Christian Church, 11784 Marne Road

4/23/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/26/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

4/26/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking County Administration Building, 20 South 2nd Street

4/27/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Community Weslyan Church, 161 Myrtle Ave

4/30/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

 

Pataskala

4/5/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., The Bremen Banking Center, 700 Corylus Drive

4/12/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Hosanna Lutheran Church, 7618 Hazelton-Etna Road

 

Utica

4/25/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Utica Church of Christ, 115 North Central Avenue

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Madison County

 

London

4/10/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Rocking Horse Community Health Center Parking Lot, 212 N. Main St.

4/26/2019: 2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., St. Patrick Blood Drive at Church, 61 S. Union Street

 

Plain City

4/6/2019: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Journey Community Church, 11100 Lafayette-Plain City Road

4/27/2019: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m., Maranatha Community Fellowship, 6240 Lucas Rd.

 

West Jefferson

4/9/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., American Legion Post 201, 9701 W. Broad Street

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Morgan County

 

Malta

4/12/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Malta United Methodist Church Youth Building, 115 Fourth Street

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Muskingum County

 

Adamsville

4/22/2019: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Adamsville Community Center, 8200 Madison Road

 

Dresden

4/20/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Dresden UMC, 1014 Main Street

 

New Concord

4/10/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., East Muskingum Middle School, 13120 John Glenn School Road

 

Zanesville

4/8/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

4/22/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

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Noble County

 

Caldwell

4/4/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Community Center, 44187 Fairgrounds Rd

4/16/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Caldwell High School, 516 Fairground Road

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Perry County

 

Crooksville

4/10/2019: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Crooksville VFD, 22 China Street

 

New Lexington

4/24/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ludowici - Local 505, 4757 Tile Plant Rd., PO Box 69

4/26/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Senior Citizen Center, 520 1st Street

4/30/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., New Lexington High School, 2547 Panther Drive

 

Somerset

4/18/2019: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Somerset American Legion, 107 East Gay St.

 

Thornville

4/7/2019: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Amvets Post 51, 9293 Twp Rd. 79

4/13/2019: 7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Thornville Masonic Lodge, 44 E. Columbus Street

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Pickaway County

 

Circleville

4/16/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Ohio Christian University, 1476 Lancaster Pike

4/17/2019: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 East Mound Street

 

Williamsport

4/4/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., American Legion Hall, 107  Green Street

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Ross County

 

Chillicothe

4/8/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Scioto Valley Chapter House, 181 N Bridge St

4/16/2019: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Adena Regional Medical Center, Rt. 23(272 Hospital Rd.)

4/18/2019: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Chillicothe High School, 421 Yoctangee Parkway

4/24/2019: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Ohio University of Chillicothe - Shoemaker Center, 101 University Drive

4/25/2019: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., St. Mary's Family Life Center, 40 E. 4th Street

4/26/2019: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Scioto Valley Chapter House, 181 N Bridge St

4/27/2019: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Union-Scioto Administration Offices, 1565 Egypt Pike

 

Frankfort

4/6/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Masonic Lodge #309, 23 W Springfield St.

 

Kingston

4/11/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Zane Trace High School, 946 St. Rt. 180

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Vinton County

 

Mc Arthur

4/9/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Vinton County High School, 63910 U.S. Highway 50

 

 

 

How to help

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

 

Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App.

 

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

 

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HBO® is one of the most respected and innovative entertainment brands in the world, serving iconic, award-winning programming to 142 million subscribers globally. A subsidiary of WarnerMedia, HBO is the world’s most successful pay TV service with an extensive array of programming that includes some of the most notable titles to be on television including Game of Thrones®, Big Little Lies®, Westworld®, The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, Band of Brothers®, and The Wire®. In the United States, HBO® and sister network Cinemax® are available across multiple platforms including HBO On Demand®, Cinemax On Demand®, HBO GO® and MAX GO®, as well as HBO NOW®. Internationally, HBO branded services, including television networks and the standalone streaming product HBO GO®, are available in more than 70 countries across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean. HBO and Cinemax programming is also sold into more than 150 countries worldwide.

 

* Terms and conditions apply. For Official Rules click here. No purchase or completed donation required to enter or win. Sweepstakes open to legal residents of the United States, physically located in 1 of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and at least the age of majority (18 in most states but 19 in Alabama and Nebraska and 21 in Mississippi) or older at the time of entry. Valid mailing and email address is required. There is a limit of four (4) total entries permitted per entrant, regardless of method of entry, during the sweepstakes period. Winners will be selected and notified by email on or around May 10, 2019, and will have 72 hours to respond to notification of winning. Offer is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes period begins April 1, 2019, and ends April 30, 2019. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.

 

** Offer applicable to presenting donors April 11-30, 2019, while supplies last, and subject to availability of donation opportunities in your area. Offer is for an 18x24 printed poster. Limit one (1) per donation. This offer is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. Offer is subject to change at any time in the promotional time frame. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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