MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Calling all donors! The Red Cross needs your help.
This time of year, the Red Cross’ supply of blood and platelet donations tends to drop. They said people’s busy schedules during the holidays led to fewer blood drives across the country and 50,000 fewer donations.READ MORE: How Do U Of M-Developed Apple Varieties Get Their Names?
So, they are calling for more donors.READ MORE: Demolition Begins On St. Paul's Midway Shopping Center, Heavily Damaged During Unrest
Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood.MORE NEWS: Cortez Banks Charged In Crystal Knife Attack; Victims Expected To Survive
Appointments can be made by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, calling 1-800-RED CROSS or going online.