Red Cross schedules pair of blood donations opportunities

The American Red Cross has scheduled two blood donation opportunities in Huntington.

They are:

• Monday, Sept. 17, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Evangelical United Methodist Church. 1000 Flaxmill Road in Huntington.

Go to redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code "evanumc" to schedule your blood donation appointment.

• Sunday, Sept. 30, from 7:15 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St. in Huntington.

To schedule an appointment to donate call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800- 733-2767) or visit red crossblood.org for more information.

Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Indiana and Ohio), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

Donors must bring a Red Cross blood donor card or other form of identification.