Three Opportunties to Donate Blood This Year

NORFOLK - If you are looking for the perfect way to get into the true spirit of Christmas – how about giving the gift of life. American Red Cross spokesman April Oppliger says a blood donation is a truly selfless gift, and a single donation can help up to three individuals.  The American Red Cross Blood Station at 2612 West Norfolk Avenue will be open tomorrow from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. to accept donations. The regular blood donation day has been moved from Tuesday – Christmas Eve – to Thursday, December 26th from 11:30 until 5:30. And on Tuesday, December 31st, the Blood Station will be open from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Oppliger says walk ins are welcome during these hours, but those wishing to make an appointment may call 1-800-RedCross.