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


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

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


9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Day of Remembrance at Augusta Civic Center


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

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

Sept. 15

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


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.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations by appointment.

For information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.


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


10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Volk Packaging, Biddeford


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

Sept. 15

3 to 6 p.m., Lisbon Falls Baptist Church