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


8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Masonic Hall, Bridgton

8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Gorham Fire Department, Gorham

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lowe’s, Brunswick


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aubuchon Hardware, Raymond

1 to 6 p.m., North Windham Union Church, Windham


11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland


1 to 6 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, Wells


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., AmVets Hall, Yarmouth


9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington

Noon to 6 p.m., North Parish Church, Sanford

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