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


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


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Boothbay Region High School, Boothbay Harbor


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


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Auburn Mall

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kittery Trading Post

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mason Oxford 18, Norway


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

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Stonewall Kitchen, York

1 to 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Lewiston


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Shaw’s Supermarket, Brunswick

2:30 to 7:30 p.m., Harrison Middle School, Yarmouth

3 to 8 p.m., Bates College, Lewiston

May 12

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Central Maine Orthopaedics, Auburn

1 to 6 p.m., Pine Tree Academy, Freeport 

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

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, except holidays; and noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Blood donated through the American Red Cross can be sent to patients at medical centers throughout New England. Platelet donors also are needed, with donations by appointment.

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

These blood drives will be held by the Maine Blood Center in Scarborough. Call 883-4990 for more information.


6:30 to 11:30 a.m., Portland Water District, Portland


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Westbrook


9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gorham Savings Bank, Gorham


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Unifirst, Portland


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