Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross. Did you know that 1 pint can save up to 3 lives? Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and more than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day. Let's do our part.

Here is where you can donate this week:

  • January 5, 2016
  • KVYMCA Augusta, 31 Union Street, Augusta, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    LLBean Retail Store, 95 Main Street, Freeport, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • January 6, 2016
  • FHC Inc., 1201 Main Street, Bowdoin, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Morse High School, 826 High St, Bath, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Seventh Day Adventist Church, 333 Main St, Brunswick, 2:30 PM – 7:30 PM

  • January 7, 2016
  • New Horizons Community Church, 31 East Madison Road, Skowhegan, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Penobscot Bay Medical Center, 6 Glen Cove Dr., Rockport, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • January 8, 2016
  • MaineGeneral Medical Center, 35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    MaineGeneral Medical Center, 149 North Street, Waterville, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • January 9, 2016
  • Smitty's Cinema, 65 Topsham Fair Road, Topsham, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Shaws Supermarket, 147 Bath Road, Brunswick, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

You can also donate daily at the Central Maine Medical Center Blood Donation Center in Lewiston from 11:45am-7pm.

To make a blood donation appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)