American Red Cross holds blood drive Jan. 6 in Southborough

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southboroSouthborough – The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive Friday, Jan. 6 at the Reservoir Corporate Center, 144 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9). The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the Red Cross mobile bus will be parked in the back parking lot. All donors will receive a coupon good for a free pound of Dunkin Donuts coffee.

The drive is open to the public, and residents from all surrounding are invited to participate. Appointments are preferred, but walk-in donors are also welcome. The Red Cross is hoping to collect at least 24 life-saving pints of blood at the drive.

If you are in good health, weigh 110 Lbs. or more, and have not given blood in the past 56 days you may try to donate. The American Red Cross now requires a positive ID before donating. Potnetial donors must be at least 17 years old (16-year-olds need a signed parental consent form).

For more information or to make an appointment for the Jan. 6 blood drive, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.