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EdAdvance American Red Cross Blood Drive

EdAdvance is pleased to share our next bi-annual American Red Cross Blood Drive event, something that truly makes a difference in the lives of those in need.

Your participation can save lives and contribute to the well-being of our community.

Date: October 3, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: EdAdvance Community Room, 355 Goshen Road, Litchfield CT

How to sign up:

To schedule your appointment, please visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), Sponsor Code: EdAdvance.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are encouraged to help manage resources efficiently, and will save you wait time at the drive.

Why donate blood?

  • Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood.

  • One donation can save up to three lives.

  • It’s a simple and relatively quick process that can make a huge impact.

What to expect:

  • Professional and friendly medical staff

  • Safe and clean process

  • Refreshments and snacks after your donation

  • A warm feeling of knowing you’ve helped someone in need.

Who can donate:

  • Must be at least 17 year old (16 with parental consent)

  • Must weight at least 110 pounds

  • Must be in good general health

  • Must bring a valid ID

Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors. With someone in the U.S. needing blood every two seconds, blood products must be constantly replenished, according to the Red Cross.

According to the Red Cross, donors with all blood types are needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative.

Let’s come together as a community to help save lives and make a positive impact. Your donation can make all the difference.


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