American Red Cross in need of blood donors

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Red Cross is facing a shortage of blood types and they are calling eligible donors to give blood.

They say there is an urgent need for donors with O-negative, B-negative, and A-negative blood to prevent an emergency situation.

"I'm a parent of an individual with leukemia and he's received several transfusions, so this is my way of giving back," Felicia Hardaway said.

The Red Cross will be accepting donations through Aug. 17.

For more information on how you can give blood please click here.

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