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Blood Drives Continue Across Coast

Coast residents continue to help out in the relief effort in New York by rolling up their sleeves.

The American Red Cross was on hand at a blood drive at St. Stephen Catholic Church in DeLisle Sunday. Many people headed over to donate blood after church. The blood drive was open to the entire community.

The Red Cross says they've received an overwhelming response from people wanting to donate. Blood drives will continue in the coming weeks. Here are a few currently scheduled:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 3 - Orange Grove Community Center, Hwy. 49, 3 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 5 - Hancock Medical Center, Bay St. Louis, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 7 - First Baptist Church, Vancleave, Hwy. 57, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 11 - Garden Park Medical Center, Community Road in Orange Grove, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Memorial Hospital, Gulfport, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Hancock High School, Stennis Airport Road in the Kiln, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 18 - Casino Magic Bay St. Louis in the entertainment complex, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 18 - Vice Construction, Hwy. 63, Moss Point, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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