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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Canton Community Blood Drive

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The Canton Public Library and the American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive in the Library’s Community Room on Tuesday, June 12, from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Need something to do while waiting to give blood? Come in the Library before your appointment, browse our amazing collection, grab an interesting title and check it out!


Your blood will be separated into its components—red blood cells, platelets and plasma—and be sent to area hospitals to help patients with different needs. Blood is needed for traumas, heart surgeries, joint replacements, premature babies, leukemia, other cancer patients and much more.


For an appointment call 1-800 RED CROSS, (733-2767) or visit and enter sponsor code CantonLibrary

For eligibility questions call the Red Cross at (800) 733-2767 or visit for a list of eligibility topics in alphabetical order.


By following a few recommendations, before, during and after your blood donation can help you make your donation experience as safe, successful and pleasant as possible. Walk-ins are welcome.

Be a hero and give blood! If you are 16 years or older and in good health, you are likely eligible to donate blood and help save lives! The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give Blood. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today!

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