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


7 a.m. to noon, D’Youville, Lewiston

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

1 to 6 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, Wells


1 to 6 p.m., VFW Hall, Harrison

2 to 7 p.m., North WIndham Union Church, Windham


9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Portland

1 to 6 p.m., St. Christopher’s Church, York


Noon to 6 p.m., Second Congregational Church, Newcastle

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


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cheverus High School, Portland


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kittery Trading Post, Kittery

March 4

12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Elm Street Congregational Church, Camden

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 are by appointment. For information call 775-2367 or (800) 482-0743.