The American Red Cross is encouraging all to consider donating blood this December.
The organization says donations decline in December, but the patients that need blood do not.
There are 5 upcoming opportunities to donate blood in Harrison and Monongalia Counties. They are:
December 15: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the RSMO Am Red Cross Morgantown, located at 1299 Pineview Drive Suite 300.
December 19: 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Spruce Street United Methodist Church Seekers Hall at 389 Spruce Street in Morgantown.
December 21: 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the WVU Student Rec Center, located at 2001 Rec Center Drive in Morgantown.
December 22: 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the VA Medical Center, located at 1 Medical Center Drive in Clarksburg.
December 28: 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Marks Lutheran Church Social Hall on Rt. 19 South in Clarksburg.
You can make an appointment to donate by visiting redcrossblood.org, calling 1-800-733-2767, or downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App.