The American Red Cross Blood Drive to honor Melissa Bourque, a former membership director at the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce received such an enthusiastic response, that more blood drives have been added.Melissa has colon cancer and has had the need for blood and platelets. In response to numerous offers from friends to help Melissa and her family, Melissa has suggested that donating blood or platelets would be a wonderful way to support her fight.  A series of blood drives have been set up over the next couple of months in Portland.

  1. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 from 9 AM to 2 PM at Hyatt Place - 433 Fore Street
  2. Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 12 Noon to 5 PM at Maine Medical Center Brighton Campus
  3. Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 9 AM to 3 PM at Mercy Hospital - 144 State Street
  4. Monday, Dec. 15 from 12 Noon to 5 PM at Maine Medical Center-East Tower Training Rooms


Of course, there are many other blood donation opportunities at the Blood Donor Center on Forest Ave. in Portland. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS

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