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American Red Cross reports historic low blood supply

Blood drives scheduled in multiple counties
Study looks into possibility of paying people to donate blood
Posted at 6:26 PM, Dec 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-07 18:26:21-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The American Red Cross is planning several blood drives across Central Indiana after reporting their blood supply is historically low.

The Red Cross provides 40% of the country's blood supply.

You can schedule an appointment by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Those who donate between Dec. 17-Jan. 2 will get a Red Cross long sleeved t shirt.

Here is a list of upcoming blood drives, organized by county:

Bartholomew

Columbus

12/29/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 719 Fifth Street

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Boone

Whitestown

12/18/2021: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Whitestown Municipal Complex, 6201 Veterans Drive

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Delaware

Muncie

12/21/2021: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Open Door Health Services, 333 S Madison St

12/22/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Mitchell Early Childhood & Family Center, 2809 W. Purdue Avenue

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Hamilton

Carmel

12/20/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Village Park Plaza, 2107 East Greyhound Pass

Fishers

12/19/2021: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Fishers YMCA, 9012 East 126th Street

12/23/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Billericay Park Multi-Purpose Community Building, 12690 Promise Road

12/28/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Billericay Park Multi-Purpose Community Building, 12690 Promise Road

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Hancock

Greenfield

12/27/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 Apple St.

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Hendricks

Brownsburg

12/28/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Arbuckle Acres-Bundy Lodge, 7024 Lucas Drive

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Johnson

Franklin

12/27/2021: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Johnson County Public Library, 401 State Street

Greenwood

12/21/2021: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Johnson County Library White River Branch, 1664 Library Blvd.

Trafalgar

12/28/2021: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Johnson County Public Library, 424 S. Tower Street

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Madison

Anderson

12/17/2021: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive

Pendleton

12/20/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Fall Creek Christian Church, 1102 W 700 S

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Marion

Indianapolis

12/22/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., American Red Cross, 1510 North Meridian

12/23/2021: 10:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., IU Health Methodist Hospital, 1701 Senate Blvd.

12/27/2021: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., American Red Cross, 1510 North Meridian

12/29/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., American Red Cross, 1510 North Meridian

12/30/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., IU Health Methodist Hospital, 1701 Senate Blvd.

12/30/2021: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., North Willow Farms, 1635 Brewster Road

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Monroe

Bloomington

12/17/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., The Mill, 642 N Madison St

12/22/2021: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Bloomington Community RSMO, 401 North Morton Street

12/28/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Little Union Baptist Church, 5511 N. Brummetts Creek Road

12/29/2021: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Bloomington Community RSMO, 401 North Morton Street

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Owen

Spencer

12/17/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Owen County Fairgrounds, 364 S East St

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Wayne

Richmond

12/21/2021: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Central United Methodist Church, 1425 E. Main Street