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Red Cross schedules May blood drives


May 1, 2014
GREATER SPRINGFIELD – The American Red Cross will hold several community blood drives during the month of May.

All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood. Blood donors are needed every day to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.

Donors will also have the chance to win two Boston Red Sox tickets and to be honored at Fenway Park as the Blood Donor of the Game. Prizes are non-transferrable and not redeemable for cash.

To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto redcrossblood.org.

The following is a list of blood drives within The Reminder’s circulation area:

• May 3 – Wilbraham Fire Department, 2770 Boston Road, Wilbraham, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• May 5 – Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main St., Agawam, from noon to 6 p.m.; The Gardens of Wilbraham, 2301 Boston Road, Wilbraham, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 7 – Westfield High School, 177 Montgomery Road, Westfield, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; PeoplesBank, 330 Whitney Ave., Holyoke, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

• May 8 – Comark Communications LLC, 104 Feeding Hills Road, Southwick, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• May 9 – Rocky’s Ace Hardware, 2 Free St., Westfield, from noon to 5 p.m.; Westfield Vocational High School, 33 Smith Ave., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 9 – Chicopee High School, 820 Front St., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

• May 10 – Stanley Park, 400 Western Ave., Westfield, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.;

• May 12 – Cornerstone Church, 15 Kibbe Road, East Longmeadow, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 13 – Boys & Girls Club of Chicopee, 580 Meadow St., Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 15 – Tower Square, 1500 Main St., Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; East Longmeadow High School, 180 Maple St., East Longmeadow, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

• May 16 – Citizens Bank, 455 Main St., Wilbraham, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.;

• May 17 – Szot Park, 650 Front St., Chicopee, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; St. Patrick’s Church Social Center, 15 School St., South Hadley, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

• May 19 – Ludlow Elks Lodge, 69 Chapin St., Ludlow, from 1 to 7 p.m.;

• May 20 – Moose Family Center, 244 Fuller Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.; Genesis Spiritual Life & Conference Center, 53 Mill St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 23 – Agawam Fire Department, 800 Main St., Agawam, from noon to 6 p.m.;

• May 28 – Southwick Town Hall, 454 College Highway, Southwick, from 1 to 6 p.m.; Knights of Columbus, 460 Granby Road, Chicopee, from 1 to 7 p.m.;

• May 31 – St. Thomas the Apostle School, 75 Pine St., West Springfield, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Frederick Harris School, 58 Hartford Terrace, Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Kohl’s, 935 Riverdale Road, West Springfield, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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