Grafton – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Friday, Aug. 22, from 1-7 p.m., at the American Legion Post, 69 Worcester St./Route 140, Grafton. The blood drive is open to the public, and residents from all surrounding towns are invited to participate.? Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are also welcome. Donors can register for a chance to win Red Sox tickets.
The Red Cross requires a positive ID before donating. You must be at least 17 years old (16 years with a signed parental consent form). You can donate blood every 56 days. Call 800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.