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Give blood or platelets with Red Cross ahead of busy holiday weeks | December 6, 2023

Dec. 6, 2023 — As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays. From a record number of people expected to travel to seasonal illnesses and the potential for hazardous winter weather, it can be difficult for the Red Cross to collect enough blood for patients during the winter months. When donors come to give the gift of a blood or platelet donation in December, the Red Cross will say thank you with several exciting opportunities. Upcoming blood donation opportunities Dec. 6 - 31, 2023.

 

Give blood or platelets with Red Cross ahead of busy holiday weeks | December 6, 2023

 

Give blood or platelets with Red Cross ahead of busy holiday weeks

Give a gift, get a gift when donors come to give in December

 

Dec. 6, 2023 — As people make travel plans to celebrate with family and friends this year, the American Red Cross asks donors to set aside time to give blood or platelets for patients waiting for care over the holidays.

 

From a record number of people expected to travel to seasonal illnesses and the potential for hazardous winter weather, it can be difficult for the Red Cross to collect enough blood for patients during the winter months. When donors come to give the gift of a blood or platelet donation in December, the Red Cross will say thank you with several exciting opportunities:

  • Thanks to Prime Video and their new film Candy Cane Lane, featuring an all-star cast, including Eddie Murphy and Tracee Ellis Ross, and directed by Reginald Hudlin, those who come to give blood, platelets or AB Elite plasma Dec. 1-31, 2023, will automatically be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 Amazon.com Gift Card and a 65-inch Omni QLED Series Amazon Fire TV. Details available at RedCrossBlood.org/Amazon.
  • Those who come to give blood, platelets or AB Elite plasma Dec. 1-17, 2023, will receive a $10 Amazon.com Gift Card by email. Details available at RedCrossBlood.org/Amazon.
  • Those who come to give blood, platelets or AB Elite plasma Dec. 18, 2023-Jan. 5, 2024, will receive an exclusive Red Cross long-sleeved T-shirt, while supplies last.

 

Making and keeping appointments throughout the month can help safeguard the national blood supply into the new year. Schedule an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities Dec. 6-31

Perry

 

Junction City

12/30/2023: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., American Legion Hall, 110 Logan St

 

New Lexington

12/22/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Perry County Board of DD, 600 Senior Dr

 

Somerset

12/14/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Somerset American Legion, 107 East Gay St.

12/26/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Somerset Community Church, 139 E. Main St, PO Box

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Athens

 

Albany

12/14/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Alexander High School, 6091 Ayers Road

 

Athens

12/6/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Baker Center, 1 Park Place

12/7/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Richland Methodist Church, 60 Pomeroy Rd

12/11/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., O'Bleness Hospital, 55 Hospital Drive

12/13/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Athens County Chapter House, 100 May Ave.

12/19/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Athens County Chapter House, 100 May Ave.

12/20/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Athens Masonic Lodge, 12 W Carpenter St.

12/28/2023: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Athens County Chapter, 100 May Ave.

12/29/2023: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Stirling Ultracold, 6000 Poston Rd.

 

Glouster

12/8/2023: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Trimble High School, One Tomcat Drive

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Coshocton

 

Coshocton

12/22/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Coshocton Regional Medical Center, 1460 Orange Street

 

Walhonding

12/11/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., New Castle Church, 32421 US RT 36

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Guernsey

 

Byesville

12/6/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Stop Nine Church, 60325 Southgate Road

 

Cambridge

12/18/2023: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, 1341 N. Clark Street

12/19/2023: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church, 136 E.8th Street

12/19/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cambridge High School, 1401 Deerpath Drive

12/19/2023: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 136 E.8th Street

12/29/2023: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Guernsey County Crossroads Branch Library, 63500 Byesville Road

 

Lore City

12/8/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Buckeye Trail High School, 65555 Wintergreen Rd

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Licking

 

Etna

12/28/2023: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Daybreak Church, 1226 Pike Street

12/28/2023: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Daybreak Church, 1226 Pike Street

 

Granville

12/12/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Hoaglin Wellness Center, 550 Chapel Dr

12/19/2023: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 110 W. Broadway

 

Heath

12/13/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Cornerstone Church, 4905 Jacksontown RD

12/21/2023: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Indian Mound Mall, 771 S. 30th St

 

Hebron

12/6/2023: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Hebron New Life United Methodist Church, 925 West Main ST

 

Johnstown

12/11/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Johnstown Council Chambers, 599 S. Main St

 

Newark

12/8/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/12/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/13/2023: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Park National  Bank, 50 N. Third Street

12/15/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/15/2023: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., YMCA-Licking County, 470 W. Church St.

12/19/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/20/2023: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Trek Brewing Company, 1486 Granville Rd

12/20/2023: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., National Guard Armory, 1297 Hollar Lane

12/22/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/26/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

12/29/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 W Main St, Doctors Park Building 5 - South

 

Pataskala

12/14/2023: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., West Licking County Family YMCA, 355 West Broad Street

12/22/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Tri Village Christian Church, 7509 E. Broad St SW

12/27/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., West Licking County Family YMCA, 355 West Broad Street

 

Utica

12/21/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Utica Church of Christ, 115 N Central Ave

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Morgan

 

Malta

12/22/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Malta United Methodist Church Youth Building, 115 Fourth Street

 

McConnelsville

12/7/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Morgan High School, 800 Raider Drive

 

Stockport

12/13/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Stockport Community Church, 3455 Market St.

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Muskingum

 

Zanesville

12/11/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

12/15/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Maysville High School, 3725 Panther Dr

12/18/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

12/21/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

12/27/2023: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Secrest Auditorium, 334 Shinnick Street

12/27/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 830 Military Road

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Noble

 

Caldwell

12/20/2023: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Community Center, 44187 Fairgrounds Rd

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Perry

 

Junction City

12/30/2023: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., American Legion Hall, 110 Logan St

 

New Lexington

12/22/2023: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Perry County Board of DD, 600 Senior Dr

 

Somerset

12/14/2023: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., Somerset American Legion, 107 East Gay St.

12/26/2023: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Somerset Community Church, 139 E. Main St, PO Box

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About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or CruzRojaAmericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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