The American Red Cross is appealing for blood and platelet donations, and there are four locations in Manitowoc County where donations can be made. Laura Mcguire, the external communications manager of the Badger-Hawkeye Blood Services region said “Patients don’t get a summer break from the need for lifesaving treatments, so it is critical that hospitals have access to blood products each and every day.” She pointed out that there is a particular need for type O blood, both positive and negative. Here are the locations and times for donating in Manitowoc County.
Wednesday, August 8 at Shoreline Credit Union, 4400 Calumet Avenue from 1pm to 5pm in the afternoon.
Monday, August 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church southwest of Manitowoc at 11303 Wehausen Road from 1:30pm to 6:30pm
Thursday, August 23 at the United Way Office, 21 East Waldo Boulevard in Manitowoc from noon to five,
and Wednesday, August first at St Peter’s Lutheran Church in Mishicot, 325 Randolph Street, from 1pm to 6pm.