Red Cross has 5 blood drives upcoming

By: Staff report

LUMBERTON — The American Red Cross has scheduled five blood drives in Robeson County during the next three weeks to meet summer needs for the live-giving fluid.

Three have been scheduled in Lumberton. The first is 11:30 a.m to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Teen Room at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center, located at 1100 N. Cedar St. The second is 2:30 to 7 p.m. on July 11 at Hyde Park Baptist Church, located at 301 Roberts Ave. The third is scheduled for 1 to 5:30 p.m. July 13 at Saddletree Community Center, located at 1031 Mt. Olive Church Road.

Two blood drives have been scheduled in Pembroke. The first is 1 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s University Center Lounge on University Drive. The second is 1 to 6 p.m. July 3 at Lumbee Regional Development Association, located at 636 Prospect Road.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Staff report