YAKIMA, Wash.--The American Red Cross needs your
The organization said around this time each year,
donations stop flowing in and supplies drop to emergency levels.
People go on vacations and high schools or
universities stop hosting blood drives leaving the Red Cross with half their
"The shelf life of a blood product is only 42 days
so we encourage everyone to donate every 56 days, which with a whole blood
donation you can donate up to six times a year with that process," said JayAnn
Merkle with the American Red Cross.
The Red Cross said all blood types are needed to
meet the demand over the summer.
Friday, December 6 2013 8:09 PM EST2013-12-07 01:09:02 GMT
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