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


9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maine Medical Center, Portland

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


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

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Red Cross Chapter, Topsham


11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Marshwood High School, South Berwick


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Berry Dunn, Portland

3 to 7 p.m., Coastal Ridge Elementary School, York


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nonantum Resort, Kennebunkport


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fire Station, Standish

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Auburn Mall, Auburn


7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Southern Maine Medical Center, Biddeford

Noon to 5 p.m., Evergreen Manor, Saco

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