Red Cross is short on blood & needs your help

By Emily Mieure - bio | email
Posted by Rachel Folz - email

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The American Red Cross says there is a blood shortage and they're asking for your help.

The not-for-profit organization says it has not seen its blood supply drop this dramatically this time of year for over a decade.

Winter storms have caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 nationwide, 400 of those right here in the Tri-State.

The Red Cross urges all eligible blood donors to help boost its blood supply back up to sufficient levels.

The Evansville Red Cross is hosting a Donor-Rama Monday, January 31, starting at 10:00 at the Stockwell Road Center.

If you're interested in donating, call 1-800-red-cross to schedule an appointment or visit them online at http://www.evansvilleredcross.org/.

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