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Upcoming American Red Cross blood drives

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When is the last time you donated blood?

If it's been at least 56 days ago, why not give the gift of life over Memorial Day weekend?

On Friday, May 23rd, from noon until 4pm, the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Nappanee at McDonald’s Restaurant (1540 E. Market Street).

And on Saturday, May 24th, from noon until 4pm, it'll hold one in Mishawaka at Culver’s (5220 N. Main Street).


To donate blood, simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org 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 (16 with parental consent in some states), 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. 
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