Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donations

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help ensure patients can get the treatment they need at a moment’s notice. In November 2016, a 100-foot maple tree fell on Mike McMahon, causing life-threatening injuries. He needed 11 units of blood during emergency surgery and another seven units to treat … read more

Rec center, Ridgefield Supply to host blood drives

Ridgefield residents may give blood at the rec center, 125 Danbury Road, Thursday, Dec. 13, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Ridgefield Supply, 29 Prospect Street, will also host a blood drive two days later — on Saturday, Dec. 15 — from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visiting … read more

Blood drive at Ridgefield Supply March 31

Ridgefield residents may give blood at Ridgefield Supply, located at 29 Prospect Street, Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointments may be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross blood donor app, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-Red Cross (1-800-733-2767). Megan’s story In March, while basketball teams are fighting for the chance to be crowned champions, patients battling … read more

Rec center to host blood drive March 1

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. There will be an opportunity for Ridgefield residents to give blood at the Parks and Recreation Center Thursday, March 1, from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The rec center is located at 195 Danbury Road. The Red Cross depends … read more

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