The Inland Northwest Blood Center is preparing to supply blood needed because of the hurricane disaster, said Steve McCormick, laboratory services director.
Appointments to give blood can be made by calling (509) 624-0151, but walk-ins are welcomed, McCormick said.
In Spokane, the center is located at 210 W. Cataldo Ave. and blood can be given 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. today; 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 7 a.m. to noon Saturday.
In Coeur d’Alene, the center is at 1341 Northwood Center Court and blood can be given 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday.
“American Red Cross, www.redcross.org, (800) HELP NOW (435-7669)
“America’s Second Harvest, www.secondharvest.org, (800) 344-8070
“AmeriCares, www.americares.org, (800) 486-HELP (4357)
“Catholic Charities USA, www.catholiccharities usa.org, (800) 919-9338
“Salvation Army, www.salvationarmyusa.org, (800) SAL-ARMY (725-2769)
“Many local churches and synagogues are preparing donation efforts and are accepting money for relief. In addition, many religious denominations – including Episcopalian, Lutheran, Presbyterian and United Methodist – have national relief organizations that are collecting money. Check your congregation for information.
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