The American Red Cross says blood is being used as quickly as donations are coming in. The need is especially great for O negative, A negative and B negative blood. There are many opportunities for you to donate this summer:
Aug. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at YMCA Fogelman, 245 Madison Ave. in Memphis.
Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ben & Jerry’s, 5007 Black Road in Memphis.
Aug. 17 from 2-6 p.m. at Euphoria Fitness Studios, 1990 W. Poplar Ave. in Collierville.
Aug. 18 from 12-4 p.m. at The New Olivet Baptist Church, 3084 Southern Ave. in Memphis.
Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Memphis Kwanzaa Center, 1549 Elvis Presley Blvd. in Memphis.
Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lanier Middle School, 817 Brownlee Road in Memphis.
For more information on requirements to donate blood or platelets, click here.