Upton – An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, 2-7 p.m., at St. Gabriel the Archangel, 151 Mendon St. 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 the 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 to schedule an appointment to donate.