American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross urges blood donors of all types and those who have never given before to book a time to give blood or platelets now and help keep the blood supply from dropping ahead of the holidays.

People of all blood types are needed, especially platelet donors and those with type O blood – blood products that are critical to keeping hospitals ready to help patients depending on transfusions in the weeks ahead.
Book now by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1.800.RED CROSS (1.800.733.2767). As a thank-you for taking the time to give this fall, all who come to give November 1st-22nd will receive a $10.00 e-gift card by email to a merchant of choice. Details are available at

Upcoming blood donation opportunities November 1st-15th:


Christian County

Fort Campbell

11/10/2022: 9:00am – 3:00pm, Castle Blood Drive- 887 Engineer Support Co, 887 ESC 6750 Desert Storm Avenue


Dickson County


11/10/2022: 12:30pm – 5:30pm, Dickson Cumberland Presbyterian, 500 Hwy 70 East

Humphreys County

New Johnsonville

11/7/2022: 1:00pm – 5:00pm, Trace Creek Baptist Church, 1320 Broadway Avenue

Montgomery County


11/1/2022: 10:00am – 3:00pm, Morgan University Center, 601 College Street
11/7/2022: 10:30am – 4:30pm, American Red Cross, 1760 Madison Street
11/9/2022: 10:30am – 4:30pm, American Red Cross, 1760 Madison St.
11/14/2022: 10:30am – 4:30pm, American Red Cross, 1760 Madison Street

Robertson County


11/3/2022: 2:00pm – 7:00pm, Stokes Brown Public Library, 405 White Street
11/7/2022: 12:30pm – 5:30pm, Springfield Baptist Church, 400 North Main Street
11/9/2022: 3:00pm – 7:00pm, Owens Chapel UMC, 6742 Owens Chapel Road

Stewart County


11/10/2022: 12:00pm – 5:00pm, Fort Donelson United Methodist Church, 420 Church Street

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit, 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 or use the Blood Donor App.

Amplify Your Impact ? Volunteer!

Another way to support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross is to become a volunteer blood donor ambassador at Red Cross blood drives. Blood donor ambassadors help greet, check-in and thank blood donors to ensure they have a positive donation experience.

Volunteers can also serve as transportation specialists, playing a vital role in ensuring lifesaving blood products are delivered to nearby hospitals. For more information and to apply for either position, visit

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission.

For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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