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Newtown Residents Can Donate Blood Tomorrow at Newtown Congregational Church

Be a hero for patients: Donate blood during Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross urges the public to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood or platelets this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring.

Newtown residents can donate blood on March 3 from 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.

Heroes of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to provide hope and help for patients across the country. Make an appointment now by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in Fairfield County March 1-15:

Bethel

3/13/2020: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Municipal Center, 1 School Street

Bridgeport

3/9/2020: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Housatonic Community College, 900 Layfayette

Danbury

3/10/2020: 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Danbury Hospital RSM, 24 Hospital Avenue

3/12/2020: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Gethsemane Baptist Church International, 8 Delay Street

Darien

3/9/2020: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Darien High, 80 High School Lane

Fairfield

3/4/2020: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Congregation Beth El, 1200 Fairfield Woods Road

New Canaan

3/10/2020: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Saint Mark's Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge Road

Newtown

3/3/2020: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West St.

Norwalk

3/9/2020: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Avenue

Ridgefield

3/5/2020: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Ridgefield Park & Recreation Center, 195 Danbury Rd.

Sherman

3/7/2020: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sherman Volunteer Fire Department, 1 CT 39

Stamford

3/2/2020: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Deloitte, 695 East Main Street

3/4/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., King School, 1450 Newfield Avenue

3/14/2020: 7:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Tully Health Center, 32 Strawberry Hill Court

Stratford

3/4/2020: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Raymond T. Goldbach VFW Post, 100 Veterans Boulevard

Trumbull

3/7/2020: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 6948 Main Street

Wilton

3/4/2020: 1 p.m. - 6:15 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Rd.

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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