Three blood drives in Marion County will attempt to address what the American Red Cross describes as an emergency need for donations because of inhospitable weather.
Donors 16 and older, who weigh at least 110 pounds, may schedule appointments for these drives by calling (800) 733-2767 or visiting http://redcrossblood.org:
- 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at Hillsboro United Methodist Church, 905 E. D St.
- 2 to 6 p.m. Aug 17 at Goessel Mennonite Church, 109 S. Church St.
- 2:15 to 6:45 p.m. Aug. 20 at Eastmoor United Methodist Church, 105 E. Eastmoor Dr., Marion.
Donors younger than 17 must provide a parental consent form. Donors 16 to 21 at the Hillsboro drive will be eligible for a drawing for a $5,000 scholarship.