The American Red Cross says the organization is continuing to experience an emergency blood and platelet shortage that has caused the blood supply to drop to the lowest post-summer level in at least 6 years.

Below is a list of blood donation opportunities from Oct. 16th through the 31st in the Sedgwick County area:

  • Bel Aire: 10/19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall (7651 E. Central Park Ave)
  • Derby: 10/20 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 10/26 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Derby Welcome Center (611 N. Mulberry)
  • Goddard: 10/26 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Eisenhower High School (1230 S. 167th St. West)
  • Haysville: 10/19 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Wichita State Haysville (106 Stewart Ave.)
  • Valley Center: 10/28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Valley Center High School (9600 N. Meridian)

Below are a list of opportunities in the Wichita area:

  • 10/16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (645 N. 119th W.)
  • 10/17 from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church (600 N. Greenwich)
  • 10/18 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Church of the Magdalen (2221 N. 127th St. East)
  • 10/18 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church (2525 N. Rock Rd.)
  • 10/19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thorn Building (8200 E. Thorn)
  • 10/21 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at American Red Cross (707 N. Main)
  • 10/21 from 10 p.m. to 3 p.m.at St. Mark United Methodist Church (1525 North Lorraine)
  • 10/24 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at All Saints Church (3205 Grand)
  • 10/24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  at Fireworx – In Honor of Grace (500 Topeka St.)
  • 10/28 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at American Red Cross (707 N. Main)
  • 10/29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Davis Moore Auto Group (7675 E. Kellogg Drive)
  • 10/29 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. La Quinta Inn and Suites Wichita (2660 N. Greenwich Court)
  • 10/30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Genesis Health Club (854 Socora)

More info can be found at www.RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767