SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – The City of Southfield and the American Red Cross will sponsor a community and employee blood drive on Tuesday, August 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Southfield Pavilion, located at 26000 Evergreen Road.

To donate blood, donors must be at least 17 years old, weight at least 110 pounds and be in good general health.

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There is a particular need for the following blood types: O-negative, O-positive, A-negative, A-positive and B-positive.

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Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling the Southfield Emergency Management office at 248-796-5990 or at www.redcrossblood.org.

Light refreshments will be served and prizes will be offered to blood donors.

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For general questions regarding blood donations or procedures, call the American Red Cross at 313-494-2779.