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Red Cross holiday blood drive starts Sunday

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LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - With the holiday season in full swing, the Red Cross has asked that you add one more gift to your list - give blood.

As many as 44,000 blood donations are needed every day across the country to meet the needs of hospital patients.

The Red Cross' holiday season blood drives start Sunday and run across the state through December 31. You can make an appointment to donate on their website by clicking here or by calling (800) RED-CROSS. A list of upcoming blood donation opportunities across the state, arranged by county is at the bottom of this article.

Another holiday option from the Red Cross is the 2012 Holiday Giving Catalog. Shoppers can buy food and shelter for disaster victims, phone cards for members of the U.S. armed forces or vaccinations for an entire village, among many other gifts.

Catalog purchases come with greeting cards for loved ones, letting them know a donation was made in their name.

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Arkansas County
Dec. 18 from 1-6 p.m. at DeWitt Hospital, 1641 N. Whitehead Drive in DeWitt, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 8-11 a.m. at Riceland Foods, 2120 S. Park Ave. in Stuttgart, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 1-4 p.m. at Riceland Mill, 302 N. Grand Ave. in Stuttgart, Ark.

Calhoun County
Dec. 18 from 1:30-6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 205 Dunn St. in Hampton, Ark.

Clark County
Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Old National Guard Armory, 410 Crittenden St. in Arkadelphia,
Ark.
Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Walmart, 109 Malone in Arkadelphia, Ark.

Cleburne County
Dec. 21 from 1-5 p.m. at Walmart, 1500 Highway 25 B North in Heber Springs, Ark.

Faulkner County
Dec. 17 from 3-7 p.m. at Walgreen's, 850 Oak St. in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Human Development Center, 150 E. Siebenmorgan in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 2-5 p.m. at IC Corp., 751 S. Harkrider in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nabholz Construction Co., 612 Garland St. in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 8-11 a.m. at American Management Corp., 624 Front St. in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at SFI, Inc, 670 Equity Ave. in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Conway Annex Building, 1902 Hairston in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at First Security Bank, 2105 Dave Ward Drive in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 2-5 p.m. at First Security Bank, 1390 Old Morrilton Highway in Conway, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hurley Chiropractic & Wellness Center, 813 Oak St. in Conway, Ark.

Jefferson County
Dec. 17 from 2-7 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 1610 W. 42nd St. in Pine
Bluff, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department,
4900 Highway 65 South in Pine Bluff, Ark.
Dec. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Simmons First National Bank, 501 Main St. in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Lonoke County
Dec. 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Park Community Center, 508 N. Lincoln in Cabot, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 1-6 p.m. at First Security Bank Cabot, 205 W. Pine St. in Cabot, Ark.

Pope County
Dec. 17 from 1-6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Mary's Hospital, 1808 W. Main in Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 27 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 28 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 29 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.
Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Russellville Blood Donation Center, 1003 W. Main in
Russellville, Ark.

Pulaski County
Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 17 from 1-6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 17 from 1-5 p.m. at JPMS Cox, 11300 Cantrell Road in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 4548 JFK Blvd. in
Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Freeway Medical Building, 5800 W. 10th St. in Little Rock,
Ark.
Dec. 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in
Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carlton-Bates Co., 3600 W. 69th St. in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at USAble Life, 320 W. Capitol in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in
Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, 5301
Northshore Drive in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Center, 4548 JFK Blvd. in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CalArk International, 12024 I-30 in Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 26 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in
Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in
Little Rock, Ark.
Dec. 27 from 2-6 p.m. at Walmart, 2000 John Harden Drive in Jacksonville, Ark.
Dec. 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Center, 4548 JFK Blvd. in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 28 from 1-5 p.m. at Walmart, 9053 Highway 107 in Sherwood, Ark.
Dec. 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.
Dec. 31 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Little Rock Blood Donation Center, 401 S. Monroe in Little
Rock, Ark.

Saline County
Dec. 20 from 7:30 pm-11:30 p.m. at Arkansas Health Center, 6701 Highway 67 in Benton, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Landers Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 7800 Alcoa Road in Benton,
Ark.

White County
Dec. 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Downtown Church of Christ, 900 N. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.
Dec. 18 from 12-6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Center, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.
Dec. 20 from 1-6 p.m. at First Security Bank, 314 N. Spring in Searcy, Ark.
Dec. 21 from 12-6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Center, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.
Dec. 28 from 12-6 p.m. at American Red Cross Blood Center, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.