Blood donors urgently needed

Several drives scheduled for June and July in Mon, Marion, and Preston

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The American Red Cross has a severe blood shortage. All blood types are needed, especially type O. Donations are crucial to support patients’ ongoing medical needs and unforeseen emergencies, including those at WVU Medicine hospitals, especially as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants, and elective surgeries rise.

Blood drawMore than a dozen blood drives are scheduled in Monongalia, Marion, and Preston counties throughout the remainder of June and all through July. All blood drives can be found at by using the search bar in the top right, and typing in the zip code or the sponsor code for the drive.

Upcoming blood drives include:

Monday, June 21
American Legion Post 174 Auxiliary in Sabraton
1-6 p.m.
Sponsor code: legion174

Wednesday, June 23
Pizazz Dance Academy in Sabraton
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sponsor code: pizazz

Monday, June 28
Christian and Missionary Alliance Church
1-6 p.m.
Sponsor code: cmamorgantown

Tuesday, June 29
Ford Lincoln of Morgantown at University Town Centre
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sponsor code: fordmorgantown

Wednesday, June 30
WVU Erickson Alumni Center
Sponsored by the Mountaineer Mascot Program
1:30-6 p.m.
Sponsor code: mountaineermascot

Thursday, July 1
Morgantown Mall in the former Justice store location
Noon to 5 p.m.
Sponsor code: motownmall

Tuesday, July 6
WVU Health Sciences Center Don Hoylman Family Atrium
Noon to 5 p.m.
Sponsor code: wvuhsc

Tuesday, July 13 
StoneBridge Baptist Church in Westover 
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: stonebridge4u 

Thursday, July 15 
Westside Senior Center in Westover 
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: westovercomm 

Friday, July 16 
White Hall Municipal Building
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: whitehallcomm 

Monday, July 19 
Suncrest United Methodist Church 
1:30-7 p.m. 
Sponsor code: suncrestumc

Tuesday, July 20 
Fairmont Police Reserve Building
12:30-6 p.m. 
Sponsor Code: fairmontpolicereserve 

Wednesday, July 21 
WVU Health Sciences Center Don Hoylman Family Atrium 
Noon-5 p.m.
Sponsor code: wvuhsc 

South Ridge Church in Fairmont 
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: southridgefairmont 

Thursday, July 22 
Bruceton Mills Fire Hall 
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: bruceton 

Tuesday, July 27 
Hotel Morgan 
In honor of Demetry Walker
1-7 p.m. 
Sponsor code: walkerwarriors

Wednesday, July 28 
Courtyard Marriott at University Town Centre
1-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: courtyardmorgantown  

Thursday, July 29 
St. Francis De Sales Church 
12:30-6 p.m. 
Sponsor code: stfranciswv

All dates and times are subject to change.

Appointments can be made by clicking the drive links above, visiting the Red Cross website, downloading the Blood Donor app, or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767).