The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public:


8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sacopee Valley High School, Hiram

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Portland

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sweetser, Brunswick


2:30 to 7:30 p.m., Midcoast Hospital, Brunswick

1 to 6 p.m., Coopers Mills Lions, Coopers Mills


9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maine Medical Center, Portland

12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Elm Street Congregational Church, Camden

1 to 6 p.m., Marshwood High School, South Berwick


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Portland Arts & Technology High School, Portland

Noon to 5 p.m., Evergreen Manor, Saco

1 to 6 p.m., Richmond High School Gymnasium, Richmond

Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, noon to 7 p.m.; Fridays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and the first and third Saturdays of each month, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations by appointment.

For information, call 775-2367 or (800 482-0743.