An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at Wellesley Community Center (219 Washington St.) on Aug. 31 from 11am-4pm, with the goal of collecting at least 50 units of blood. Wellesley Dental Group and the Wellesley Community Center are hosting the event.
Members of the public are encouraged to attend. Donors with the following blood types are invited to donate by the Red Cross’ double red cell technology (2RBC): O- , O+, A- , B-. There are height and weight requirements, more information is available here. Prospective donors can also pre-register by visiting The Red Cross.
Donors can also complete pre-reading and health history questions online at Red Cross RapidPass and print out the form on the day of the blood drive. Please bring picture identification and remember to eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating.