Donate blood in Farmington Hills on June 5

The Southeastern Michigan branch of the American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, June 5 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd. in Farmington Hills.

It’s often difficult to collect blood donations at this social time of year due to graduations, parties, and weddings. Community members are urged to taken an hour to donate and help ensure that safe and abundant blood resources are available during the summer. Collected blood donations are used for emergency and trauma care, surgeries, and treatment of serious diseases.

To make an appointment to donate on June 5, call 248-473-1800 or register online at redcrossblood.org with the sponsor code costickcenter.

Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be 17 years of age or older. If a parent is present to fill out a permission form on the day of the blood drive, 16-year-olds will be allowed to donate blood. For more information, call 1-800- 4483543 or visit redcrossblood.org.

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