Upcoming RC drives

The Red Cross of Huntington County announces upcoming blood drives in the month of January.

• On Jan. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon, a blood drive will be held at Central Christian Church.

This is a "Power in the Blood" interfaith initiative, which aims to bring together groups of all beliefs to help the community maintain the supply of donated blood.

The church is located at 500 MacGahan St., Huntington.

• Evangelical United Methodist Church will host a blood drive on Jan. 14, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code "evanumc" to schedule a blood donation appointment.

The church is located at 1000 Flaxmill Rd., Huntington.

To schedule an appointment to donate call 800-733-2767 or visit redcross blood.org for more information.

Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in Indiana and Ohio), meet weight and height requirements (110 pounds or more, depending on their height) and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

A Red Cross blood donor card or other form of positive ID is required before donating.