Blood drives slated in May

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Blood donors of all blood types are urged to give now to help meet the needs of trauma patients and others with serious medical conditions.

Upcoming drives include: Tuesday, May 7, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Ruihley Park Pavilion, 320 W. Holland St., Archbold; Thursday, May 9, 2-7 p.m., Holy Trinity Elementary School, 2639 U.S. 20, Swanton; Wednesday, May 15, 1-6 p.m., American Legion, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon; Thursday, May 23, 1- 6 p.m., St. Caspar Church, 1205 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-733-2767.

In thanks, all those who come to donate blood, platelets or plasma with the Red Cross now through June 10 will receive a $5 gift card via email. Restrictions apply; see More information and details are available at

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