Those wishing to participate must register in advance at a dedicated page on the Red Cross Website or by calling Kelly Sheard at 610-526-7967.
For questions about eligibility and more information about donating, see the eligibility requirements or call 1 800 RED CROSS.
Double Red Cell donation appointments are also available. To find our more about this process go here. Those wishing to make a double red cell donation should note that in the comments section when registering.
As communities along the eastern seaboard recover from Hurricane Irene, the American Red Cross is urging blood donors in unaffected areas to give blood now.
The Red Cross has already had to cancel more than 60 blood drives along the East Coast due to Hurricane Irene, resulting in the shortfall of more than 1,500 units of blood.