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Red Cross blood drive in Blackwell today

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The American Red Cross is having a blood drive today, April 14, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Blackwell Fairgrounds & Events Center at 800 S. Main St. in Blackwell.

Give the gift of life during this time when blood is needed!

Whole Blood Donation
Donation frequency: Every 56 days*
You must be in good health and feeling well**
You must be at least 16 years old in most states
You must weigh at least 110 lbs

Power Red Donation
Donation frequency: Every 112 days, up to 3 times/year*
You must be in good health and feeling well**
Male donors+ must be at least 17 years old in most states, at least 5’1″ tall and weigh at least 130 lbs
Female donors+ must be at least 19 years old, at least 5’5″ tall and weigh at least 150 lbs

Platelet Donation
Donation frequency: Every 7 days, up to 24 times/year*
You must be in good health and feeling well**
You must be at least 17 years old in most states
You must weigh at least 110 lbs

Mission Statement
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​