Special to the
Opelika Observer

The American Red Cross urges the public to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood or platelets this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring.
Every day, thousands of patients depend on blood donations to help save their lives.
Following are the coming blood donation opportunities for Lee County:
Upcoming blood donation opportunity for Lee County:
March 4: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Auburn University Student Center, 255 Heisman Drive.
For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org.
About The Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families.