Blood donation opportunities



• September 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Community Senior Center, 75 Rice Street



• September 21, 1-6 p.m., Winona Health, 855 Mankato Avenue

• September 25, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Winona Mall, 1213 Gilmore Avenue

• September 28, noon to 6 p.m., St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 766 West Wabasha Street

• September 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., County Office Building, 202 West Third Street


How to donate blood 

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. 

Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at or use the Blood Donor App. 


About the American Red Cross 

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit the Red Cross on Twitter at @RedCross.


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