To make an appointment for any blood drive, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org. Upcoming blood drives are:
-Noon to 5 p.m. July 21 at LaGrange Mall. Ice Cream provided for every donor.
-12:30 to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad St. All donors will receive a free gift.
Drivers needed for disabled veterans
The Disabled American Veterans van needs volunteer drivers to take veterans about once a month to VA medical centers. The van goes to Atlanta, East Point and Newnan each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and to Central Alabama Medical Center in Tuskegee on Tuesdays and Fridays. Volunteer drivers must be at least 19 years old, have a three-year clean driving record and pass a complete physical exam, which is provided free by the VA hospital. To volunteer as a driver or schedule a ride-along, call Dave Lyons at 706-882-7825.
Foster children baby needs
The Children’s Attic needs donated play pens, high chairs, portable cribs, diapers and other baby items. The items are given to foster parents to use with their foster children. Donations are tax deductible and can be dropped off weekdays during business hours at AFSAN, 321 Greenville St.