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Red Cross in need of blood and platelet donors

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Posted at 4:14 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 16:14:09-05

The Red Cross says it has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors.

Hectic holiday schedules may have contributed to fewer blood drives and donations over the previous

Donations are needed now to help prevent a shortage.

There will be several blood drives happening throughout Hampton Roads this month.

Take action and donate!

Upcoming Blood Donation Opportunities:
1/11/2016:

    • 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Fountain of Life Ministries, 1107 US Hwy 17 South – Elizabeth City
    •  10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Norfolk Blood Donation Center, 250 West Brambleton Avenue – Norfolk
    • 2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Poquoson, 1294 Poquoson Avenue – Poquoson
    • 2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Salem Elementary School, 3961 Salem Lakes Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/12/2016:

    • 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Macedonia Baptist Church, 1004 Macedonia Rd – Edenton
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sumitomo Corporation, 4200 Holland Boulevard – Chesapeake
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Jamestown Presbyterian, 3287 Ironbound Road – Williamsburg
    • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Centura College – Newport News, 616 Denbigh Boulevard – Newport News
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 765 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard – Newport News
    • 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Granby Elementary School, 7101 Newport Avenue – Norfolk
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Bayside Presbyterian Church, 1400 Ewell Road – Virginia Beach

1/13/2016:

    • 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Gates County Community Center, Highway 158 – Gatesville
    • 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Stephen, Martyr, 1544 S. Battlefield Boulevard – Chesapeake
    •  1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Hampton Roads Chapter RSMO, 1323 W. Pembroke Avenue – Hampton
    • 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 St. Paul’s Boulevard – Norfolk
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Rose & Womble, 123 South Lynnhaven Road – Virginia Beach

1/14/2016:

    • 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 201 Cedar Street – Smithfield
    • 1:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Stonehouse Presbyterian Church, 9401 Fieldstone Parkway – Toano
    • 7 a.m. – 12 p.m., HRSD-North Shore Operations-G Avenue, 2389 G Avenue – Newport News
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center, 150 Kingsley Lane – Norfolk
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., ITT Technical Institute Leaders Save Lives, 5425 Robin Hood Road, Suite 100 – Norfolk
    • 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., City Hall, 500 City Hall Avenue – Poquoson
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/15/2016:

    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Deep Creek Baptist Church, 250 Mill Creek Parkway – Chesapeake
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Colonial Heritage Active Adult Community, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive – Williamsburg
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, 3800 Big Bethel Road – Yorktown

1/16/2016:

    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Patrick Henry Mall, 12300 Jefferson Avenue – Newport News
    • 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., First Baptist Church, 112 Mahan Street – Suffolk
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach
    • 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church Yorktown, 111 Church Street – Yorktown

1/18/2016:

    • 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Chesapeake Square Mall, 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard – Chesapeake
    • 1:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., St Andrews Episcopal Church, 45 Main Street – Newport News
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Norfolk Blood Donation Center, 250 West Brambleton Avenue – Norfolk
    • 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 644 Little Neck Road – Virginia Beach

1/19/2016:

    • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., The Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Road – Manteo
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Galatia Baptist Church, 1219 Galatia Road – Seaboard
    • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Christian Broadcasting Network, 1000 Centerville Turnpike – Virginia Beach
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/20/2016:

    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., We Challenge U – Everest College, 825 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 100 – Chesapeake
    • 10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Everest College, 803 Diligence Drive – Newport News
    • 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m., Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center, 12650 Jefferson Ave – Newport News
    • 2:45 p.m. – 7 p.m., Saint Pius Catholic Church, 7800 Halprin Drive – Norfolk
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Hillcrest Baptist, 1637 Holland Road – Suffolk
    • 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Hampton Roads Sanitation District, 1434 Air Rail Avenue – Virginia Beach

1/21/2016:

    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., College of the Albemarle We Challenge You, 1208 North Road Street – Elizabeth City
    • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., 642 Pasquotank Drive, 642 Pasquotank Dr. – Hertford
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Cavalier Ford Lincoln, 1515 South Military Highway – Chesapeake
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Resurrection Lutheran Church, 916 N. Centerville Turnpike – Chesapeake
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., ECPI, 1001 Omni Boulevard – Newport News
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., ECPI, 1001 Omni Boulevard – Newport News
    • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Centura College-Norfolk, 7020 North Military Highway – Norfolk
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Student Center 138C We Challenge U, 700 Park Avenue – Norfolk
    • 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Michael Lutheran, 2208 Princess Anne Road – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Eastern Shore Chapel, 2020 Laskin Road – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/22/2016:

    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Grandy Assembly of God Church, 121 Augusta Drive – Grandy
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Williamsburg Landing, 5700 Williamsburg Landing Drive – Williamsburg
    • 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., T J Maxx, 4640 Monticello Avenue – Williamsburg
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 150 West Main Street, 150 West Main Street – Norfolk
    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Pint Party – Z104, 236 Clearfield Avenue, Suite 206 – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Chick -Fil-A, 5409 Indian River Road – Virginia Beach

1/23/2016:

    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Greenbrier Mall, 1401 Greenbrier Parkway – Chesapeake
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Patrick Henry Mall, 12300 Jefferson Avenue – Newport News
    • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Church Of The Ascension, 405 Talbot Hall Road – Norfolk
    • 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 3300 Cedar Lane – Portsmouth
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/24/2016:

    • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Lighthouse Worship Center, 4299 George Washington Memorial Highway – Hayes
    • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., Mount Nebo Baptist Church, 5738 Colonial Trail East – Surry
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Zion United Methodist Church, 2109 Seaford Road – Seaford

1/26/2016:

    • 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Fellowship Baptist Church, 871 Tulls Creek Road – Moyock
    • 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., ABNB Operations Center, 830 Greenbrier Circle – Chesapeake
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Centerville Baptist Church, 908 Centerville Turnpike South – Chesapeake
    • 1 p.m. – 7 p.m., Gloucester Chapter, 2676 Hayes Rd., Gloucester Point, VA – Hayes
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 1014 Jamestown Road – Williamsburg
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Memorial United Methodist, 804 Gammon Road – Virginia Beach
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Saint Mark Lutheran Church, 118 Old York Hampton Highway – Yorktown

1/27/2016:

    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 Hwy 12 – Buxton
    • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Hampton Roads Chapter RSMO, 1323 W. Pembroke Avenue – Hampton
    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Marshall Wythe School of Law, South Henry Street – Williamsburg
    • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group, 5424 Discovery Park Boulevard – Williamsburg
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Ferguson Center, 1 University Place – Newport News
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Police Training Center, 309 Columbia Street – Portsmouth
    • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Virginia Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive – Virginia Beach

1/28/2016:

    • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Faith Baptist Church, 1037 Burnside Road – Manteo
    • 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Chowan University, One University Place – Murfreesboro
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Mid-Atlantic Christian University, 715 Poindexter Street – Elizabeth City
    • 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Nexcom, 530 Independence Parkway, Suite 500 – Chesapeake
    • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., TNCC Moore Hall, 99 Thomas Nelson Drive – Hampton
    • 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Carrollton Elementary School, 14440 New Towne Haven Ln. – Carrollton
    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Virginia Department of Transportation, 1700 North Main Street – Suffolk
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach

1/29/2016:

    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Greenbrier Mall, 1401 Greenbrier Parkway – Chesapeake
    • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Hampton City Hall, 22 Lincoln Street – Hampton
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg, 1500 Commonwealth Avenue – Williamsburg
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., St. Charles Catholic Church, 550 Tazewell Avenue – Cape Charles
    • 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., Crossroads Community Gathering Place, 1420 Lakeside Drive – Yorktown

1/30/2016:

    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Chesapeake Square Mall, 4200 Portsmouth Boulevard – Chesapeake
    • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach
    • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Virginia Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2800 Shore Drive – Virginia Beach
    • 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Cary’s Baptist Church, 1615 Carys Chapel Rd. – Yorktown
    • 1/31/2016: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Patrick Henry Mall, 12300 Jefferson Avenue – Newport News
    • 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Church of the Acension, 4853 Princess Anne Road – Virginia Beach
    • 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Virginia Beach Blood Donation Center, 4554 Virginia Beach Blvd. – Virginia Beach