Grafton – Stop by the Grafton Public Library, 35 Grafton Common, Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and hop on the Boston Children’s Hospital Bloodmobile. A short 30-minute whole blood donation can help as many as four children.
To donate you must be in good health and weigh at least 110 lbs. In Massachusetts, 16-year-olds may donate blood, but are required to have a consent form signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to donating. Print a copy of the consent form from wwwgraftonlibrary.org/events if you need it. If you are 17 and older, you just need to bring a form of photo ID with you.
Remember to bring a photo ID with you when you come to donate. Walk-ins are welcome, but ppointments are preferred. Schedule an appointment online at www.graftonlibrary.org/events (scroll down to July 14) or call 508-839-4649.