Lancaster Event Center hosts blood drive to offset urgent need in Nebraska

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Lancaster Event Center is hosting a blood drive tomorrow with the American Red Cross.

This comes as the Nebraska Community Blood Bank has an urgent need for all blood types throughout the state.

The drive begins at 10 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m. in the Lancaster Meeting Room at the event center.

You must have an appointment to donate.

You can sign up to donate here or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Donated blood is essential in the care of patients relying on lifesaving blood transfusions for surgeries, cancer treatments, car accidents and other emergencies.

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