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


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

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


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dunkin Donuts, Cornish

Noon to 5 p.m., Town Hall, Buxton

1 to 6 p.m., Most Holy Trinity Church, Saco

1 to 6 p.m., Masonic Hall, Alfred


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dunkin Donuts, Eliot

1 to 6 p.m., Pine Tree Academy, Freeport


12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Masonic Hall, Rockport


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Walmart, Biddeford

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Hall, Standish

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tractor Supply, Lewiston


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shawnee Peak Ski Resort, Bridgton


1 to 6 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, North Yarmouth

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.