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


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

1 to 6 p.m., St. Matthew’s Church, Limerick


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

1 to 6 p.m., Oceanview, Falmouth

1 to 6:45 p.m., University of New England, Biddeford


1 to 6:45 p.m., University of New England, Biddeford


1 to 6 p.m., American Legion, Rockland

1 to 6 p.m., Fire Station, Topsham


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cinemagic, Westbrook

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saint Joseph’s Rehab, Portland


7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Fire Department, Greene

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oxford Hills High School, South Paris


2 to 6 p.m., Rangeley High School, Rangeley

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.

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