The American Red Cross is offering three promotions for blood donors in July. Give blood July 1 – 11 for an exclusive Red Cross dry bag, while supplies last, and give blood July 17 – 31 for an exclusive Shark Week shirt from Discovery, while supplies last. The American Red Cross will hold the following area blood drives.
July 3, Grace United Methodist Church drive, from 1-5, in the Grace UMC gym, Salem.
July 5, Central City Lions Club drive, from 11-3, in Central City Lions Shelter.
July 7, Marion County Savings Bank drive, from 1-5, in the Marion County Savings Bank Annex Building, Salem.
July 13, Centralia Community Cardinals drive, from 12-5, in the Centralia American Legion hall.
July14, Kell Community drive, from 1-5, held at the Kell City Hall.
July 21, Apostolic Church of Salem drive, from 1-5, in the KIDS room/foyer.
July 27, Battle of the Badges Centralia, from 12-5, in the Centralia American Legion Hall.
July 3, Times Square Mall drive, from 11-3, in the Times Square Mall (store front), Mt. Vernon.
July 5, NewMed Diagnostics drive, from 10-2, in the Rolland Lewis Community Building, Mt. Vernon.
July 7, Meadowbrook Christian Church drive, from 1-5, in the Meadowbrook Christian Church hall, Mt. Vernon.
July 12, Dix Community Cardinals drive, from 1-5, the Dix Community Center.
July 14, West Salem Trinity UMC drive, from 1-5, in the West Salem Trinity UMC gym.
July 17, Ina Free Will Baptist Church, from 1-5, in the Ina Free Will Baptist Church fellowship hall.
July 17, Mt. Vernon Fire Dept. drive, from 12-5, in the Rolland Lewis Community Building, Mt. Vernon.
July 24, Bless Your Heart Girl Scout Blood Drive, from 1-5, in the Rolland Lewis Community Building, Mt. Vernon.
July 26, Woodlawn High School drive, from 12-5, in the First Baptist Church Woodlawn fellowship hall.
July 28, Logan Street Baptist Church drive, from 1-5, in the Logan Street Baptist Church foyer, Mt. Vernon.
July 28, YMCA of Jefferson County drive, from 1-5, in the YMCA Aerobics Room, Mt. Vernon.
To make an appointment, simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information. 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 in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), 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.