During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.
Make an appointment to become a hero to patients in need by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
American Red Cross Blood Donation Center - Chippewa Valley Blood Donation Center
3485 E. Hamilton Ave., Eau Claire. Please check redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS for current blood donation center days and hours.
Additional blood donation opportunities by area counties and communities:
Pierce County - Plum City, 3/13/2017: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., American Legion, 132 Pine St.; River Falls, 3/6/2017: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., River Falls Library, 140 Union St.; Spring Valley, 3/3/2017: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Spring Valley Area Ambulance, S. 407 Newman Ave.
Saint Croix County - Glenwood City, 3/2/2017: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Glenwood City High School, 850 Maple St.; Hudson, 3/6/2017: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Hudson Hospital & Clinic, 405 Stageline Road; 3/9/2017: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 502 County Road UU; 3/10/2017: 12:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Hudson YMCA, 2211 Vine St.; New Richmond, 3/1/2017: 1 p.m. - 7 p.m., National Guard Armory, 1245 Wall St.
How to help - Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. 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 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.