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


12:30 to 6 p.m., North Parish Church, Sanford


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bank of America, Brunswick

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., City Hall, Lewiston

12 to 6 p.m., University of New England, Portland


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Freeport Caf?Freeport

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

Noon to 5 p.m., Maine Medical Center Brighton Campus, Portland

1 to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, Eliot


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seacoast Career School, Sanford


1 to 6 p.m., Masonic Lodge, Buckfield


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Shapleigh Baptist Church, Shapleigh


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chewonki Foundation, Wiscasset

2 to 7 p.m., Fire Barn, Cornish

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 noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays.

Platelet donors also are needed. For an appointment or more information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.