The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April.

A blood drive in Waukesha is planned for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18, at Campus Center, 100 N. East Ave.

Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types are needed this spring.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-733-2767.

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