COMMUNITY FIRST: Blood drive to be held Thursday afternoon

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The American Red Cross is looking for your help in its ongoing efforts to collect blood for emergencies.


WEAU 13 News is partnering with the organization, along with Morrie's Chippewa Valley Mazda and the Metropolis Resort and Conference Center for a blood drive on Thursday. It's at the Metropolis. You can make an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, clicking on this link or calling (800) RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).

Walk-ins are also welcome. The event runs from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. The red cross says someone in America is in need of blood every two seconds.

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