During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help patients fighting cancer by giving blood or platelets

Donors are asked to make appointments by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device. 

In appreciation, those who come to give Oct. 15-Nov. 11 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email. The Red Cross is also offering a $1,000 Amazon.com Gift Card to five winners. 

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Knob Noster High School, 504 S. Washington in Knob Noster.

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