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How you can help save a life this holiday season

Earn an Amazon gift card in the process
Red Cross in critical need of donations from people with 'O' blood type
Posted at 9:59 PM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 21:59:36-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Here's how you can help save a life this holiday season and earn an Amazon gift card in the process.

The American Red Cross is urging all eligible donors to roll up their sleeves and donate blood or platelets. Those who donate between November 18 and December 18 will also receive a $5 Amazon gift card via email.

It's easy to find a blood drive near you:

  • Search for drives by ZIP code and make an appointment to donate using the Red Cross Blood Donor App
  • online at RedCrossBlood.org,
  • by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)
  • or by enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Click here to find your local Red Cross Blood Twitter Community.