The American Red Cross encourages all eligible donors to choose their day to help save lives by giving blood in honor of World Blood Donor Day
Every year, on June 14, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The occasion raises awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and thanks voluntary blood donors for their lifesaving gifts of blood.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
June 3 from 2 -6 p.m. at Elsberry United Methodist Church, 104 N. 4th St. in Elsberry, Mo.
June 12 from 3 -7 p.m. at Hawk Point Community Church, 322 Maple St. in Hawk Point, Mo.
June 10 from 1 -6 p.m. at Louisiana Elks Club, 120 N. 5th St. in Louisiana, Mo.