Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, but there continues to be a critical summer blood shortage.
To schedule an appointment to donate, use the Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.orgor call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
As a special thank you, those who come out to give blood or platelets with the Red Cross through Aug. 31 will be emailed a $5 Target eGiftCard™.*
Wilkes Barre Blood Donation Center is located at 29 New Commerce Blvd., Ashley