TROY (WWJ) – To supplement critically low blood supplies in the area, the City of Troy is sponsoring two Red Cross blood drives on Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Troy Community Center, located at 3179 Livernois.

Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh more than 110 pounds and be in good general health to donate.

Everyone who comes to donate blood during the month of September will be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Michigan State vs. University of Michigan in East Lansing on Saturday, Oct. 15.

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