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



8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lincoln Academy, Newcastle

1 to 6 p.m., Newbegin Center, Gray


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yarmouth High School

Noon to 5 p.m., Hampton Inn, Saco


7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hall Elementary School, Portland

11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Scarborough High School

Noon to 5 p.m., Key Bank, Gardiner


9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Brunswick High School


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rochambeau Club, Biddeford

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart, Windham


11 a.m. to 4 p.m., UNO Chicago Grill, South Portland

May 27

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


The Portland Blood Donation 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 Saturdays.

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

Platelet donors also are needed. Donations are by appointment. For information call 775-2114 or (800) 272-2114.

To make an appointment to donate blood, call (800) 733-2767 or log onto Several incentives are being offered in May.