Spring into action: Give blood with the Red Cross

March 16, 2023 — Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the
public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low
this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to
come.
Donors of all blood types, especially type O donors and platelet donors, are encouraged to make and
keep appointments to donate. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the
Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
When donors lend an arm this month, the Red Cross will lend a hand. All who come to give blood,
platelets or plasma March 1-31, 2023,​​​​ will receive a $10 Visa ® Prepaid Card by email. Plus, they’ll be
automatically entered for a chance to win a $3,000 Visa Prepaid Card – which could help toward
expenses like gas or groceries. There will be five lucky winners. Details are available at rcblood.org/help.
 
Upcoming blood donation opportunities March 16-31
Crawford
Bucyrus
3/17/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Wynford High School, 3288 Holmes Center Road
3/20/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Trillium Event Center, 1630 E. Southern Ave.
3/30/2023: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Bucyrus High School, 900 W. Perry Street
Galion
3/22/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Galion Community Hospital, 269 Portland Way South


Delaware
Delaware
3/16/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., William Street United Methodist Church, 28 W. William Street
3/24/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Delaware Community YMCA, 1121 South Houk Road
3/30/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., COhatch The Newstand, 18 E. Williams St.
3/31/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., American Legion Department of Ohio, 60 Big Run Rd, P.O. Box 8007
Lewis Center
3/16/2023: 0 0.0. – 0 0.0., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek Building
3/18/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/19/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building

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3/20/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/21/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/22/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/23/2023: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/24/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., All Shepherds Lutheran Church, 6580 Columbus Pike
3/25/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/26/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/27/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/28/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/29/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
3/30/2023: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Polaris Blood Donation Center, 1327 Cameron Avenue, Oak Creek
Building
Powell
3/23/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 3924 Home Road
Sunbury
3/24/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 West Cherry Street
3/25/2023: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., St. John Neumann Parish, 9633 East State Route 37
Westerville
3/21/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Heritage Christian Church, 7413 Maxtown Road
3/29/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus, 300 Polaris Parkway
3/30/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., DRK Metro, 470 Olde Worthington Road


Fairfield
Bremen
3/28/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Bremen United Methodist Church, 205 Walnut St
Lancaster
3/20/2023: 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Crossroads, 2095 W. Fair Ave
3/27/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Johns Family Community Blood Drive, 343 E. Walnut St.
Pickerington
3/22/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., American Legion Post 283, 7725 Refugee Rd. N.W.
3/23/2023: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m., OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus, 1010 Refugee Road
3/23/2023: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus, 1010 Refugee Road
3/28/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8950 Refugee Rd.
Rushville
3/21/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Rushville Lions Club, 2960 Logan Thornville Road


Franklin

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Columbus
3/16/2023: 0 0.0. – 0 0.0., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/16/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., American Red Cross, 995 E. Broad Street
3/16/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Riverside Methodist Hospital, 3555 Olentangy River Road, Parking-Green
Garage-Room, Susan Edwards Auditorium
3/16/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Westbelt Blood Donation Center, 4327 Equity Drive
3/17/2023: 7:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/18/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/18/2023: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Westbelt Blood Donation Center, 4327 Equity Drive
3/18/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Christ the King-Columbus, 2777 E. Livingston Ave
3/19/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/20/2023: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, 5131 Beacon Hill Rd
3/20/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., The Barn, 5451 Edwards Farm Rd.
3/20/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/20/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Westbelt Blood Donation Center, 4327 Equity Drive
3/21/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., American Red Cross, 995 E. Broad Street
3/21/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., North Broadway United Methodist, 48 E. North Broadway
3/21/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., St. Catharine Church, 470 S. Gould Rd.
3/21/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/21/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., St. Andrew Catholic Church, 1899 McCoy Rd
3/22/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Whitehall United Methodist Church, 525 Bernhard Road
3/22/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/23/2023: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/23/2023: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Nationwide Children’s Hospital, 700 Childrens Drive
3/23/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Westbelt Blood Donation Center, 4327 Equity Drive
3/24/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/24/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Bexley Public Library, 2411 E Main St
3/24/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., American Red Cross, 995 E. Broad Street
3/24/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Whetstone Library, 3909 N. High Street
3/25/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/26/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/27/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., McConnell Heart Health Center, 3773 Olentangy River Road
3/27/2023: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., The Ohio Senate & House of Representatives, The Statehouse, Broad
and High Street
3/27/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Germania Sport and Singing Society, 543 S. Front St.
3/27/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2070 Ridgecilff Rd
3/27/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/28/2023: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Columbus Firefighters IAFF Local 67, 379 W. Broad Street
3/28/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Elford Construction Services, 1200 Dublin Road
3/28/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Fellowship Baptist Church, 4701 Winchester Pike
3/28/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/29/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Citi Easton, 4400 Easton Commons
3/29/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., OhioHealth, 3430 OhioHealth Parkway
3/29/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/30/2023: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Rd.
3/30/2023: 11:45 a.m. – 6:45 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/31/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Carriage Place Blood Donation Center, 4820 Sawmill Road
3/31/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., American Red Cross, 995 E. Broad Street
3/31/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Whetstone Library, 3909 N. High Street
Dublin
3/16/2023: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Olde Sawmill Elementary School, 2485 Olde Sawmill Blvd.
3/17/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Dublin Community Recreation Center, 5600 Post Road
3/20/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Dublin Library, 75 N. High St.
3/22/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St.

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3/24/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 5475 Brand Road
3/24/2023: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., OU Dublin, 6805 Bobcat Way
3/27/2023: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Indian Run United Methodist Church, 6305 Brand Road
3/29/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Dublin Community Church, 81 W. Bridge St.
3/30/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Tartan Fields Country Club, 8070 Tartan Field Dr.
Gahanna
3/16/2023: 0 0.0. – 0 0.0., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/16/2023: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Lincoln Elementary, 261 Helmbright Dr
3/17/2023: 0 0.0. – 0 0.0., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/18/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/19/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/20/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/21/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/22/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/23/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/23/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Mifflin Presbyterian Church, 123 Granville Street
3/24/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/25/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/26/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/27/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/28/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/29/2023: 12:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/30/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
3/31/2023: 7:15 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., Stone Ridge Blood Donation Center, 337 Stoneridge Lane
Grandview Heights
3/28/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., IBEW-Local 683, 939 Goodale Ave.
3/29/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Avenue
Grove City
3/16/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., GC Vineyard, 3005 Holt Road
3/17/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., City of Grove City, 3226 Kingston Avenue
3/18/2023: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road
3/25/2023: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Grove City United Methodist Church, 2684 Columbus Street
3/31/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Drury Inn & Suites Grove City, 4109 Parkway Centre Dr
Hilliard
3/17/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Hilliard Senior Center, 3810 Veterans Memorial Drive
3/23/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Hilliard Tharp Sixth Grade School, 4681 Leap Rd.
3/30/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3500 Main Street
3/31/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Hilliard Public Library, 4500 Hickory Chase Way
New Albany
3/20/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., New Albany Methodist Church, 20 Third St.
3/22/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, 7277 Smiths Mill Road
3/28/2023: 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Church of The Resurrection, 6300 East Dublin Granville Road
3/29/2023: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mount Carmel New Albany Surgical Hospital, 7277 Smiths Mill Road
Reynoldsburg
3/22/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Reynoldsburg Division of Police, 7240 E. Main Street
Upper Arlington
3/18/2023: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Upper Arlington Lutheran Church, 2300 Lytham Rd.
3/30/2023: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2001 Northwest Blvd.

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Westerville
3/28/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Otterbein University Campus Center, 100 West Home Street
3/31/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Ann’s Hospital, 500 S. Cleveland Avenue
Whitehall
3/21/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Whitehall Fire Station, 390 S. Yearling Road
Worthington
3/23/2023: 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Worthington Parks & Recreation, 345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd.
3/24/2023: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Old Worthington Library, 820 High Street


Hardin
Ada
3/23/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Ohio Northern University McIntosh Center, 525 S Main, McIntosh Center
Kenton
3/20/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., First Baptist Church, 11543 County Road 175
3/27/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Kenton Moose Lodge, 801 W Lima Street


Knox
Gambier
3/28/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Kenyon College, 101 E Brooklyn St
Mount Vernon
3/16/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Moose Lodge, 417 W. High Street
3/21/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Gay Street United Methodist Church, 18 N. Gay Street
3/27/2023: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Avenue
3/29/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 800 Martinsburg Road


Licking
Granville
3/29/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Denison University, 100 West College
Johnstown
3/20/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Church of the Ascension Worship Center, 555 South Main St
Newark
3/17/2023: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building
5 – South
3/17/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Faith and Family Center, 45 Granville Street
3/21/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park
Building 5 – South
3/24/2023: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building
5 – South
3/28/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park
Building 5 – South
3/29/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., TrueCore, 215 Deo Drive
3/30/2023: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Licking Memorial Hospital, 1320 West Main Street

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3/30/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Ohio State Newark & COTC, 1000 LeFevre Blvd.
3/31/2023: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Licking Blood Donation Center, 1272 West Main Street, Doctors Park Building
5 – South
3/31/2023: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Emerson R. Miller Library, 990 West Main St.
Pataskala
3/24/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Tri Village Christian Church, 7509 E. Broad St SW
3/30/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., West Licking County Family YMCA, 355 West Broad Street
Utica
3/23/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Utica Church of Christ, 115 North Central Avenue


Madison
London
3/21/2023: 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Madison Plains High School, 800 Linson Rd.
3/28/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Choctaw Lake, 2875 Oneida Dr.
Plain City
3/16/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Haven Fellowship Church, 7730 Converse-Huff Road


Marion
Marion
3/17/2023: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., The Alber Red Cross Center, 1849 Summerset Drive
3/25/2023: 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., The Alber Red Cross Center, 1849 Summerset Drive


Morrow
Mount Gilead
3/18/2023: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Gilead Friends Church, 4863 US HWY 42
3/21/2023: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Mt Gilead Church of Christ, 322 Iberia Street
Shauck
3/18/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Johnsville Fire Station, 7478 Co Rd 242


Pickaway
Circleville
3/17/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Center, 777 E. Ohio St.


Richland
Butler
3/30/2023: 2:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Community Building, 21555 Pealer Mill Rd
Mansfield
3/21/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Crossroads Church, 1188 Park Ave West

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3/22/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Area Agency on Aging, 2131 Park Avenue W
3/22/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Richland Mall RSMO, 2209 Richland Mall
3/24/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Richland Mall RSMO, 2209 Richland Mall
3/29/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Richland Mall RSMO, 2209 Richland Mall
3/31/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Richland Mall RSMO, 2209 Richland Mall


Ross
Chillicothe
3/17/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Ross County Christian Academy, 2215 Egypt Pike
3/24/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., South Central Ohio Chapter, 181 N Bridge St
3/27/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., South Central Ohio Chapter, 181 N Bridge St
3/30/2023: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 40 E. 4th Street


Union
Marysville
3/17/2023: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Memorial Hospital, 500 London Avenue, Entrance F
3/28/2023: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., UCO Industries, 16900 Square Dr., Suite 110
3/30/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., First English Lutheran Church Marysville, 687 London Ave.
3/31/2023: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Union County Family YMCA, 1150 Charles Lane
Richwood
3/20/2023: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Richwood Church of Christ, 29063 Sivey Rd
  
How to donate blood
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED
CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an
appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A
blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.
Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law),
weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school
students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight
requirements.
Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass ® to complete their pre-
donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at
the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood
Donor App.

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