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


Noon to 6 p.m., St. Ignatius Hall, 25 Riverside Ave., Sanford

2 to 7 p.m., Gibson Recreation Center, 745 Main St., Fryeburg


1 to 7 p.m., Saint Gregory Church, 24 North Raymond Road, Gray


Noon to 5 p.m., FHC Inc., 1201 Main St., Bowdoin

2 to 7 p.m., Casco Village Church, 91 Meadow Road, Casco

1 to 6 p.m., Town Hall, 108 Lewiston Street, Mechanic Falls


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Chewonki Foundation, 485 Chewonki Neck Road, Wiscasset

1 to 6 p.m., American Legion, 335 Limerock St., Rockland

1 to 6 p.m., United Parish Congregational Church, 77 Main St., Harrison

July 29

1 to 6 p.m., American Red Cross, 16 Community Way, Topsham

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Walmart, Farmington

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 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 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or log onto