Are you giving blood this week? It takes just a little amount of time and your donation is crucial to the American Red Cross. Did you know that 1 pint can save up to 3 lives? Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood and more than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day. Let's do our part.

Here is where you can donate this week:

    • May 27

Anytime Fitness Fairfield, 51 Western Ave., Fairfield, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Home of Maine, 85 Caron Lane, Auburn, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road, Brunswick, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

    • May 28

Mechanics Savings, 664 Main Street, Lewiston, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Masonic Lodge, 5 High Street, Buckfield, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
American Legion, 335 Limerock Street, Rockland, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    • May 29

Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Maine Wildlife Park, 56 Game Farm Road, Gray, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    • June 1

YMCA, 31 Union Street, Augusta, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Avenue, Lisbon Falls, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    • June 2

LLBean Retail Store, 95 Main Street, Freeport, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

You can also donate daily at the Central Maine Medical Center Blood Donation Center in Lewiston from 11:45am-7pm.

To make a blood donation appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)