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


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Gorham

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Portland

1 to 6 p.m., West Scarborough United Methodist Church, Scarborough


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., North Berwick Physical Therapy, North Berwick

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Peaks Island Lions Club, Peaks Island

Noon to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Newcastle


7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Southern Maine Medical Center, Biddeford


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Best Buy, Biddeford


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stephens Memorial Hospital, Norway

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Tire, Rockland

Sept. 8

1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross Chapter, Topsham

1 to 6 p.m., First Parish Congregational Church, Yarmouth


The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is also 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.

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open on Monday (except holidays), 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 7 p.m.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations are 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.


11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hannaford, Standish


2 to 6:30 p.m., Maine Blood Center, Scarborough