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Blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross

(AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - The American Red Cross says they urgently need blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter.

Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.

The Red Cross says blood is needed to respond to emergencies large and small, across the country every day.

Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

2/2/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Mary Bethune Complex, 1030 Cowford RoadHalifax
2/2/2016: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Cameron Hall, 401 North Main Street, Virginia Military InstituteLexington
2/2/2016: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Cameron Hall, 401 North Main Street, Virginia Military InstituteLexington
2/2/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., New River Valley Blood Donation Center, 250 South Main StreetBlacksburg
2/3/2016: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Cameron Hall, 401 North Main Street, Virginia Military InstituteLexington
2/3/2016: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Cameron Hall, 401 North Main Street, Virginia Military InstituteLexington
2/3/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., St Johns Episcopal Church, 1 Mountain AveRoanoke
2/4/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cumberland High School, 60 School RoadCumberland
2/4/2016: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., RSMO Holiday Shopping Center, 1910 Virginia AveCollinsville
2/4/2016: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Roanoke Valley Blood Donation Center, 352 Church Ave S WRoanoke
2/4/2016: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Waynesboro Moose Lodge 1309, 1309 Hopeman ParkwayWaynesboro
2/5/2016: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Floyd United Methodist Church, 417 E Main St.Floyd
2/5/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Lynchburg Blood Donation Center, 1900 Tate Springs Rd, Suite #5Lynchburg
2/5/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Parks and Recreations Bldg., 926 Fifth Ave.Marlinton
2/6/2016: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Snow Creek Rescue Squad, 7049 Snow Creek RdPenhook
2/8/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Bethlehem United Meth Church, 13586 Moneta RoadMoneta
2/8/2016: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of  LDS, Route 460Pembroke
2/8/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Roanoke Valley Blood Donation Center, 352 Church Ave S WRoanoke
2/9/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Forest Presbyterian Church, 1226 Two Church LaneForest
2/9/2016: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Brookville High School, 100 Laxton RoadLynchburg
2/9/2016: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Virginia Tech Squires Cmnwlth Ballroom, College AvenueBlacksburg
2/9/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., New River Valley Blood Donation Center, 250 South Main StreetBlacksburg
2/10/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Essig Recreation Center, 295 Technology DriveRocky Mount
2/10/2016: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Va Dept of Highways and Trnsp, Route 501Lynchburg
2/10/2016: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont AvenueLynchburg
2/10/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Christiansburg Rec Ctr, 1600 North Franklin St.Christiansburg
2/11/2016: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Antioch Baptist Church, 6700 Barnesville HighwayRed Oak
2/11/2016: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., RSMO Holiday Shopping Center, 1910 Virginia AveCollinsville
2/11/2016: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., E C Glass High School, 2111 Memorial Ave.Lynchburg
2/11/2016: 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Virginia Baptist Hospital, 3300 Rivermont Ave.Lynchburg
2/11/2016: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Roanoke Valley Blood Donation Center, 352 Church Ave S WRoanoke
2/11/2016: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Mary Baldwin College, Student Activities CenterStaunton
2/12/2016: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Lexington Baptist Church, 75 Old Farm RoadWest Lexington
2/12/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Lynchburg Blood Donation Center, 1900 Tate Springs Rd, Suite #5Lynchburg
2/12/2016: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Virginia Tech LDS Institute Building, 401 Washington Street SWBlacksburg
2/12/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Blue Ridge Job Corp, 245 W. Main St.Marion
2/13/2016: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 110 Melinda DriveLynchburg
2/13/2016: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Natural Bridge Fire Dept., 5705 S. Lee HighwayNatural Bridge
2/15/2016: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Lane Memorial United Methodist Church, 1201 Bedford Ave.Altavista
2/15/2016: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., Virginia Tech Squires Cmnwlth Ballroom, College AvenueBlacksburg
2/15/2016: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Roanoke Valley Blood Donation Center, 352 Church Ave S WRoanoke