Donate blood June 5 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills

The Southeastern Michigan branch of the American Red Cross will sponsor a June 5 blood drive in Farmington Hills.

Blood Drive

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd. Collected blood donations are used for emergency and trauma care, surgeries, and treatment of serious diseases.

To make an appointment to donate, call 248-473-1800 or register at redcrossblood.org. Enter the sponsor code costickcenter and follow the instructions to set up an appointment time for the blood drive.

Giving blood takes approximately one hour. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be 17 years of age or older. With a parent present, 16-year-olds will be allowed to donate.

To learn more, call 1-800-448-3543 or visit redcrossblood.org.