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November blood drives announced


Oct. 30, 2012
GREATER SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross will host several community blood drives during the month of November.

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

All presenting donors in November will be eligible to win a $200 gift card that can be used toward the cost of heating their homes, courtesy of Suburban Propane and every day in November, one presenting donor will be awarded a $50 gift card that can be used towards their Thanksgiving dinner.

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

The following is a list of blood drives throughout November:

• Nov. 1 – Western New England College, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, from 1 to 7 p.m.

• Nov. 3 – FL Roberts Gas Station, 2788 Boston Road, Wilbraham, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Mittineague Congregational Church, 1840 Westfield St., West Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Nov. 4 – Active Lifestyle Fitness, 168 Elm St., Agawam, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Nov. 5 – Wilbraham & Monson Academy, 423 Main St., Wilbraham, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Nov. 6 – Moose Family Center, 244 Fuller Road, Chicopee, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Nov. 8 – Tower Square, 1500 Main St., Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Nov. 10 – William F. Davitt VFW Post 625, 374 Front St., Chicopee, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Nov. 14 – Boys & Girls Club of Chicopee, 580 Meadow St., Chicopee, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; OMG, 153 Bowles Road, Agawam, from 1 to 6 p.m.

• Nov. 16 – Chicopee High School, 820 Front St., Chicopee, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Chicopee Municipal Employees Credit Union, 923 Front St., Chicopee, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Nov. 17 – St. Thomas the Apostle School, 75 Pine St., West Springfield, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

• Nov. 20 – St. John's Lutheran Church, 60 Broad St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Nov. 21 – St. Anthony of Padua Church, 56 Saint Anthony St., Chicopee, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Nov. 23 – Bethlehem Baptist Church, 216 Allen St., Hampden, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Nov. 26 – Our Savior's Lutheran, 319 Granby Road, South Hadley, from noon to 6 p.m.; Knights of Columbus, 26 Baldwin St., East Longmeadow, from 1 to 7 p.m.

• Nov. 28 – Westfield State University's Parenzo Gym, Western Avenue, from 1 to 7 p.m.

• Nov. 29 – Church of Atonement in Westfield, 36 Court St., Westfield, from noon to 6 p.m.

• Nov. 30 – Agawam Fire Department, 800 Main St., Agawam, from noon to 6 p.m.



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