Blood Donations in Need During Major Blood Shortage

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Blood Donations in Need During Major Blood Shortage

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   Since Dec,1 Red Cross has been forced to shut down 300 blood drives due to severe weather. Centers are struggling to keep up with the high demand and are asking people to take only one hour out of his or her day to save up to three lives.

“We really, deeply, deeply appreciate a blood donation. We need every kind of blood type,” McGovern said.

Only 10% out of the 38% who are eligible to give blood choose to donate.

 

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