Red Cross seeking blood donations


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, calling 1-800-733-2767, or downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App.