Red Cross schedules January blood drives
01/04/2013 8:47 AM
01/04/2013 8:48 AM
The American Red Cross is encouraging people to ring in the New Year by donating blood.
As winter continues, blood donations are particularly needed. Donations usually decline this time of year, Red Cross officials say, because many regular donors are affected by the weather and illnesses.
All blood types are needed. A blood donor card and driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors 18 years old or younger have to meet weight and height requirements.
To donate blood, call 800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.
January blood drives
Jan. 31, 11:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 315 W. Central, El Dorado
Jan. 31, noon to 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1000 Millington, Winfield
Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Hesston Mennonite Church, 309 S. Main, Hesston
Jan. 16-17, 21-24, 28-31, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wichita Blood Donation Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita
Jan. 16, 3 to 7 p.m., St. Patrick’s School, 2023 Arkansas, Wichita
Jan. 18, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wichita Blood Donation Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita
Jan. 18, noon to 5 p.m., Protection One, 800 E. Waterman, Wichita
Jan. 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wichita Blood Donation Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita
Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mount Hope Community Center, 105 S. Ohio, Mount
Jan. 20, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 6770 E. 34th St. North, Wichita
Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Via Christi Hospital, 3600 E. Harry, Wichita
Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Via Christi Hospital, 929 N. St. Francis, Wichita
Jan. 22, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Old Town Square, 255 N. Mead, Wichita
Jan. 25, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Wichita Blood Donation Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita
Jan. 26, 8 to 11 a.m., West Towne Baptist Church, 2000 N. Maize, Wichita
Jan. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wichita Blood Donation Center, 707 N. Main, Wichita
Jan. 27, 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Central Christian Church, 2900 N. Rock, Wichita
Jan. 27, 10:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Northside Church of Christ, 4545 N. Meridian, Wichita
Jan. 28, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., St. Jude Catholic Church, 3130 N. Amidon, Wichita
Jan. 29, 1 to 5 p.m., ITT Technical Institute, 8111 E. 32nd, Wichita
Jan. 30, 1 to 5 p.m., National American University, 7309 E. 21st, Wichita
Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wichita Northeast Magnet High School, 5550 N. Lycee, Wichita
Jan. 31, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Robert J. Dole Veterans Administration Hospital, 5500 E. Kellogg, Wichita
Jan. 28, 3 to 7 p.m., American Legion, 421 N. Merchant, Belle Plaine
Jan. 30, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Oxford High School, 515 N. Water, Oxford
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