Ridgefield Supply to host blood drive
Ridgefield Supply, located at 29 Prospect Street, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
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.
To make an appointment or for more information, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
There will be American Red Cross blood drives in the following towns between Oct. 16-31:
10/24/2019: 1 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue
10/28/2019: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Housatonic Community College, 900 Layfayette
10/22/2019: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Gethsemane Baptist Church International, Gethsemane Baptist Church International, 8 Delay Street
10/25/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Noroton Presbyterian Church, 2011 Post Road
10/27/2019: 7:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., Covenant Church of Easton, 1 Sport Hill Road
10/19/2019: 8 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Trinity St. Michael's Church, 554 Tunxis Hill Road
10/23/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Congregation Beth El, 1200 Fairfield Woods Road
10/23/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Newtown Municipal, 3 Primrose Street
10/16/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., East Norwalk Library, 51 Van Zant Street
10/17/2019: 12:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m., Walgreens, 55 Westport Avenue
10/21/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Autumn Lake Healthcare at Norwalk, 34 Midrocks Drive
10/22/2019: 11 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Norwalk Community College, 188 Richards Avenue
10/25/2019: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Norwalk Hospital, 34 Maple Street
10/30/2019: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Avalon - East Norwalk, 8 Norden Place
10/21/2019: 8 a.m. - 1:45 p.m., R.D.Scinto, 2 Corporate Drive
10/23/2019: 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., UCONN, One University Place
10/26/2019: 7:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court
10/28/2019: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Deloitte, 695 East Main Street
10/29/2019: 7:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., High Ridge Park Building 5, 5 High Ridge Park
10/24/2019: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., YMCA Stratford, 3045 Main Street
10/25/2019: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., American Institute of Healthcare and Technology, 480 Lordship Blvd.
10/18/2019: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Trumbull YMCA, 20 Trefoil Drive
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device 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.
Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App.
About the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.