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


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

1 to 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, Great Falls Plaza, Auburn

1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 403 Main St., Saco


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pierce Atwood, 254 Commercial St., Portland

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mid-Coast Energy Systems, 33 Midcoast Road, Damariscotta

Noon to 6 p.m., Murray Hall, 69 Main St., Livermore Falls

1 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph’s Church, 178 Elm St., Biddeford


9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pineland Farms, New Gloucester

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brentwood Manor, 370 Portland St., Yarmouth


11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Point Sebago, Casco

1 to 6 p.m., Lions Club, 117 State Road, Kittery

1 to 6 p.m., YMCA, 261 Townsend Ave., Boothbay


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shaw’s Supermarket, Main St., Sanford.

Aug. 19

Noon to 6 p.m., St. Martha’s Church, Portland Road, Kennebunk

12:30 to 6:30 p.m., Oxford Hills High School, South Paris

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 (800) 482-0743. To make an appointment to donate blood, call (800) RED-CROSS, (800) 733-2767 or log on to