The American Red Cross has scheduled three blood drives in the Kokomo area this month.
They are: 3 to 7 p.m. March 19 in Northwestern Elementary School Multi-Purpose Room, 3526 N. 300 East, a Pint Size Heroes blood drive; 2 to 6 p.m. March 31 in Maple Crest Middle School gymnasium, 2727 S. Washington St., a Future Blood Donors blood drive; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 in Taylor High School in the gymnasium, located at 3794 E. 300 South, donors receive a T-shirt.
Donors also may give blood the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospital’s Trinity Classroom, 1907 W. Sycamore St.
To schedule an appointment to donate, call 800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age, meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Please take a Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive identification when donating.