The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this spring.  

Those who donate by April 30 will be automatically entered for a chance to win a full-size Iron Throne from HBO’s Game of Thrones. Additionally, all presenting donors April 11-30 will receive a commemorative Bleed For The Throne poster, while supplies. 

Upcoming local blood donation opportunities: 


April 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Southern Maine Comm College Brunswick, 12 Sewall St. 

April 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Parkview Adventist Medical Center, 329 Maine St. 

April 16, 1-6 p.m., Saint Charles Brunswick, 132 McKeen St. 

April 24, 2:30-7:30 p.m., Mid Coast Hospital, 123 Medical Center Drive. 


April 10, 1-6 p.m., Saint Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln St. 

April 18, 12:30-5:30 p.m., Hyde School, 616 High St. 


April 3, 2:30-7 p.m., Mount Ararat Middle School, 66 Republic Ave. 

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