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:

    • August 12, 2015

Knights of Columbus, 807 Middle Street, Bath, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
American Legion, 184 Congress St., Rumford, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    • August 13, 2015

Saint Francis Church, 130 Route 133, Winthrop, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Winslow VFW, 175 Veterans Drive, Winslow, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    • August 15, 2015

Sullivan Tire and Auto Service, 480 Main Street, Damariscotta, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Auburn Mall, 550 Center Street, Auburn, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Church of LDS, 66 Old County Road, Rockport, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

    • August 17, 2015

Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce, 415 Lisbon St, Lewiston, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Dept of Health and Human Services, 91 Camden Street, Rockland, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    • August 18, 2015

Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street, Bath, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Best Western Plus, 71 Gurnet 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)