Press release from the American Red Cross:
Hours change at Allen County Blood Drive
The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled on Saturday, May 8, at the Public Safety Academy will now be from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The Public Safety Academy is located at 7602 Patriot Crossing in Fort Wayne. Come to donate at this blood drive and be entered into a region-wide drawing to win a $250 Shopping Spree!
How to Donate Blood
To schedule an appointment to donate, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Please bring your Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID when you come to donate.
About the American Red Cross
The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region serves northern and central Indiana and northwestern Ohio, and needs to collect about 500 units of blood a day to meet patient need in more than 60 hospitals. In addition to providing blood to our community, the American Red Cross also provides relief to victims of disaster, trains millions in lifesaving skills, serves as a communication link between U.S. military members and their families, and assists victims of international disasters or conflicts.