6/17/2014 2:46:00 PM Red Cross asks for blood, platelet donations
The American Red Cross encourages all eligible donors to choose to help save lives by giving blood. To make an appointment to donate blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS. The Florence Donation Center is located at 1555-B West Palmetto St.
Blood donations will be taken on June 19, 11a.m.- 7 p.m. at Magnolia Mall. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. 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, 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.