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MADISON (WITI) — During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross invites people to make a difference in their communities by donating blood, volunteering, taking a health and safety class or making a financial contribution.

To make an appointment to donate blood or for more information about other ways to get involved with the Red Cross, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Dodge County

March 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Central Wisconsin Christian School, 301 Fox Lake Road in Waupun, Wis.

March 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mayville High School, 500 Clark St. in Mayville, Wis.

March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Horicon High School, 841 Gray St. in Horicon, Wis.

Fond du Lac County

March 18 from 11:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Maximillians, 155 Fond du Lac St. in Mount Calvary, Wis.

March 18 from 2-6 p.m. at Bethel Reformed Church, 305 W. Main St. in Brandon, Wis.

March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at American Legion, 500 Fond du Lac Ave. in Fond du Lac, Wis.

Jefferson County

March 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lake Mills High School, 615 Catlin Drive in Lake Mills, Wis.

March 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Jansen’s Banquet Hall, 1245 Whitewater Ave. in Fort Atkinson, Wis.

March 20 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at Ixonia Firemen’s Hall, N8345 Park St. in Ixonia, Wis.

March 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jefferson High School, 700 W. Milwaukee St. in Jefferson, Wis.

March 28 from noon to 5 p.m. at City Hall, 200 Water St. in Lake Mills, Wis.

Milwaukee County

March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Two Park Plaza, 10850 W. Park Place in Milwaukee, Wis.

March 20 from 1-6 p.m. at Oak Creek East Middle School, 9330 S. Shepard Ave. in Oak Creek, Wis.

March 21 from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at          General Mitchell International Airport, 5300 S. Howell Ave. in Milwaukee, Wis.

March 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hillside Resource Center, 1452 N. Seventh St. in Milwaukee, Wis.

March 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Martin Luther High School, 5201 S. 76th St. in Greendale, Wis.

March 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southwest YMCA, 11311 W. Howard Ave. in Greenfield, Wis.

March 31 from 1-6 p.m. at WestCare Wisconsin, 335 W. Wright St. in Milwaukee, Wis.

Ozaukee County

March 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Country Inns & Suites, 350 E. Seven Hills Road in Port Washington, Wis.

March 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fredonia Government Center, 242 Fredonia Ave. in Fredonia, Wis.

Racine County

March 31 from 1-6 p.m. at North Cape Elementary School, 11926 W. Hwy. K in Franksville, Wis.

Sheboygan County

March 20 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2032 Erie Ave. in Sheboygan, Wis.

March 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2032 Erie Ave. in Sheboygan, Wis.

Walworth County

March 17 from noon to 5 p.m. at East Troy Bible Church, 2660 North St. in East Troy, Wis.

March 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alternative High School, 400 County Road H in Elkhorn, Wis.

March 31 from 2-6 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 416 W. Geneva St. in Delavan, Wis.

Washington County

March 19 from 2-7 p.m. at East High School, 1305 E. Decorah Road in West Bend, Wis.

Waukesha County

March 18 from 1-6:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2220 Silvernail Road in Pewaukee, Wis.

March 20 from 1-6:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2220 Silvernail Road in Pewaukee, Wis.

March 25 from 1-6:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2220 Silvernail Road in Pewaukee, Wis.

March 27 from 1-6 p.m. at Olympia Resort, 1350 Royale Mile Road in Oconomowoc, Wis.

March 27 from 1-6:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 2220 Silvernail Road in Pewaukee, Wis.

How to donate blood

Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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