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:

    • April 28

Southern Maine Comm College, 12 Sewall Street, Orion Hall, Brunswick, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Casco Bay Wealth Advisors, 261 Bath Rd, Suite B, Brunswick, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    • April 29

Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Dr, Brunswick, 2:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Hyde School, 616 High St, Bath, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
New Horizons Community Church, 31 East Madison Road, Skowhegan, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
American Legion, 335 Limerock Street, Rockland, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    • May 1

MaineGeneral Medical Center, 35 Medical Center Parkway, Augusta, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Owls Head Community Building, 224 Ash Point Drive, Owls Head, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

    • May 3

Flagship Cinemas, 730 Center Street, Auburn, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    • May 4

Penney Memorial Church, 35 Grove St., Augusta, 1:00 PM – 7:00 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)