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Red Cross urges blood, platelet donations in Pleasanton this holiday season

Blood donors with type O, B negative and A negative blood needed

The American Red Cross is seeking eligible donors to contribute blood or platelets this holiday season, when donations can decline because of busy holiday schedules and travel plans while the need remains constant.

Blood donors with type O, B negative and A negative blood can help more patients with one appointment by making a Power Red donation at select Red Cross blood donation centers and blood drives -- a concentrated dose of red blood cells, the most commonly transfused blood component.

The Pleasanton Blood Donation Center at 5556-B Springdale Ave. has a series of donation days scheduled over the next couple weeks: Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Dec. 13 and Dec. 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

To make an appointment or learn more information, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App.

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