Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is hosting a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross. The drive will be held on Thursday, January 18th from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 540 Litchfield Street, Torrington, in the CHH Memorial Building, First Floor.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Use sponsor code CHHCT.
Blood donors of all types, particularly AB, O, A negative and B negative, and platelet donors are needed. People are encouraged to make an appointment to donate and help ensure hospitals have the blood they need for patients this winter.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. Download the Blood Donor App at redcrossblood.org to keep informed.