WSIL-TV -- You can give the gift of life at any of these blood drives sponsored by American Red Cross. Remember, one pint of donated blood can save up to three lives.

To make an appointment online, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or follow this link:
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Upcoming blood donation opportunities for August, 2013:

Bollinger County
Aug. 21 from 2-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 502 Broadway in Marble Hill, Mo.

Butler County
Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at U.S. Bank, 200 S. Main St. in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Fifth and North Main in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Fifth and North Main in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Aug. 22 from 3-7 p.m. at VFW Memorial Post 6477, 415 S. Broadway in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Cape Girardeau County
Aug. 1 from 1-5 p.m. at CrossRoads Fellowship Contemporary Church, 4400 E. Jackson Blvd. in Jackson, Mo.
Aug. 6 from 3-7 p.m. at Connection Point, 1506 S. Farmington Road in Jackson, Mo.
Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Metro Business College, 1732 N. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at West Park Mall, 3049 William St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at West Park Mall, 3049 William St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 23 from 1-5 p.m. at Servepro, 166 LaSalle St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Southeast Health, 1701 Lacey St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 28 from 12-4 p.m. at Southeast Health, 1701 Lacey St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Southeast Missouri State University Towers Residence Hall, 1000 Towers Circle in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Aug. 30 from 12-5 p.m. at Chic-Fil-A, 3333 Gordonville Road in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Carter County
Aug. 21 from 2-7 p.m. at Ellsinore General Baptist Church, 16 N. Herren in Ellsinore, Mo.
Aug. 27 from 2-6 p.m. at Carter County Senior Center, 14 Ball Park Road in Van Buren, Mo.

Dunklin County
Aug. 29 from 2-6 p.m. at Bootheel Area Independent Living Services, 719 Teaco in Kennett, Mo.

Jackson County
Aug. 5 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Com-Pac International, 800 Industrial Park Road in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 8 from 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Shawnee Amish Church, 277 Shady Hallow Lane in Campbell Hill, Ill.
Aug. 12 from 2-6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 214 W. Main St. in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 14 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at Walgreens, 1600 W. Main in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at University Mall, 1237 E. Main in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at University Mall, 1237 E. Main in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 21 from 3-7 p.m. at Elm Street Baptist Church, 1907 Elm St. in Murphysboro, Ill.
Aug. 26 from 2-6 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic School, 723 Mulberry in Murphysboro, Ill.
Aug. 26 from 2-5 p.m. at Walgreens, 206 S. Wall St. in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, 405 W. Jackson in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Allied Physicians & Rehab of Southern Illinois, 1100 W. Main St. in Carbondale, Ill.
Aug. 30 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 6415 Ava Road in Murphysboro, Ill.

Madison County
Aug. 20 from 2-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 137 S. Main St. in Fredericktown, Mo.

Pemiscot County
Aug. 12 from 3-7 p.m. at Steele Community Center, 101 S. Walnut St. in Steele, Mo.
Aug. 20 from 3-7 p.m. at Hayti Community Center, 600 E. Washington in Hayti, Mo.

Perry County, IL
Aug. 1 from 12-5 p.m. at Marshall Browning Hospital, 900 N. Washington in Du Quoin, Ill.
Aug. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Tamaroa Community Center, 534 W. Second North St. in Tamaroa, Ill.
Aug. 15 from 1-6 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 315 W. South St. in Pinckneyville, Ill.
Aug. 19 from 2-6 p.m. at Cutler Community Center, 409 S. Main in Cutler, Ill.
Aug. 31 from 12-4 p.m. at DuQuoin State Fair Grounds, 655 Executive Drive in Du Quoin, Ill.

Perry County, MO
Aug. 5 from 2-7 p.m. at United in Christ Lutheran School, 10158 Highway C in Frohna, Mo.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Elks Lodge 2701, 921 N. Perryville Blvd. in Perryville, Mo.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Elks Lodge 2701, 921 N. Perryville Blvd. in Perryville, Mo.

Reynolds County
Aug. 7 from 2-6 p.m. at Ellington City Hall, Main Street and Tubbs in Ellington, Mo.

Ripley County
Aug. 27 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 308 Walnut in Doniphan, Mo.

Scott County
Aug. 13 from 12-3 p.m. at U.S. Bank, 625 N. Main St. in Sikeston, Mo.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Sikeston Factory Outlet Stores, 100 Outlet Drive in Sikeston, Mo.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sikeston Factory Outlet Stores, 100 Outlet Drive in Sikeston, Mo.
Aug. 23 from 2-6 p.m. at Sikeston Factory Outlet Stores, 100 Outlet Drive in Sikeston, Mo.
Aug. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 418 S. Third St. in Chaffee, Mo.
Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. Denis School, 105 N. Winchester in Benton, Mo.
Aug. 26 from 2-6 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School, 106 N. Stoddard in Sikeston, Mo.

Stoddard County
Aug. 7 from 3-7 p.m. at American Legion Post 59, 620 W. Oak St. in Dexter, Mo.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 13583 Old Highway 25 in Dexter, Mo.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 13583 Old Highway 25 in Dexter, Mo.
Aug. 19 from 12-5 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 102 E. Castor in Dexter, Mo.
Aug. 23 from 2-6 p.m. at Dexter Church of Christ, 1014 N. One Mile Road in Dexter, Mo.
Aug. 30 from 2-6 p.m. at Life Chapel Assembly of God, 22443 State Highway 51 in Puxico, Mo.

Wayne County
Aug. 23 from 1-6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Highway 34 in Piedmont, Mo.

Williamson County
Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Herrin Hospital, 201 S. 14th St. in Herrin, Ill.
Aug. 9 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Williamson County Fair, 1301 E. Main in Herrin, Ill.
Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 930 W. Cherry in Marion, Ill.
Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center, 3333 W. DeYoung St. in Marion, Ill.
Aug. 16 from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Illinois Star Centre, 3000 W. DeYoung St. in Marion, Ill.
Aug. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Illinois Star Centre, 3000 W. DeYoung St. in Marion, Ill.
Aug. 20 from 2-6 p.m. at Illinois Star Centre Mall, 3000 W. DeYoung St. in Marion, Ill.

How to donate blood
Simply call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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