Red Cross calls for more blood donations

Jan 9, 2014

The American Red Cross is calling for more blood donations following this week's winter storm.

A news release from the Red Cross says recent winter storms caused the cancelation 280 blood drives in 25 states, and 30 blood drives in the Great Lakes region.

As a result there were about 850 fewer blood and platelet donations over three days. 

Appointments can be made by callling 1-800-733-2767 or through the Red Cross website