Red Cross to hold blood drives on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Posted at: 11/27/2013 11:17 AM

The Red Cross will host several blood drives on Thanksgiving and over the holiday weekend, encouraging all eligible blood donors to give blood in celebration of Thanksgiving. 

There will be blood drives on Thursday November 28 at the Greece Blood Donation Center on West Ridge and Henrietta Blood Donation Center on John Street from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will also be blood drives on Friday November 29 at Perinton Blood Donation Center on Pittsford-Palmyra Road in Fairport and Rochester Blood Donation Center on Prince Street from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

There will be blood drives at the same locations on Friday, with the exception of the Rochester Blood Donation Center. The hours are the same as Thursday.                    

Walk-ins are always welcome, but donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or by visiting redcrossblood.org.