Community blood drive planned Saturday at 2nd Street Market

People give blood at blood drive Tuesday at the First Christian Church on Middle Urbana Road. BILL LACKEY/STAFF
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People give blood at blood drive Tuesday at the First Christian Church on Middle Urbana Road. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

People can help keep the local blood supply strong through the summer vacation season by donating at the Five Rivers Metroparks 2nd Street Market community blood drive Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 600 Second St.

Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are accepted. Schedule online at www.DonorTime.com or call 937-461-3220.

Everyone who registers to donate gets the “Blood Donors are the GOAT” t-shirt. Community Blood Center is challenging eligible donors to collect all three GOAT t-shirt designs.

CBC is welcoming first-time donors and new blood drive sponsors. Call 937-461-3220 to learn how you can help.