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Blood Donors in February Receive Amazon Gift Card, Chance to Win a Vacation


The American Red Cross is urging people to make and keep appointments to donate blood to avoid a potential blood shortage for the month of February.

The organization has announced for the month of February all who donate blood will receive a $10 Amazon gift card and also be entered to win a trip for two to Clearwater Beach, Florida.

Multiple blood donation opportunities are available in Cortland County for the month and can be found below:


2/3/2023: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Cortland County Office Building, 60 Central Ave
2/17/2023: 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Port Watson Mini conference center, 131 Port Watson Street
2/24/2023: 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Cortland, 14 Clayton Ave


2/4/2023: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 16 Cayuga St.
2/13/2023: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., CNY Living History Museum, 4386 US Route 11
2/27/2023: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., CNY Living History Museum, 4386 US Route 11

Walk-ins are always welcomed, but those with appointments are given first priority. To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org.

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