Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
Deandre Connell said he was doing homework when a bolt of lightning struck a tree outside the living room window. The current traveled through the ground, blowing him off the couch. (8/19/2014) More >>
Deandre Connell said he was doing homework when a bolt of lightning struck a tree outside the living room window. The current traveled through the ground, blowing him off the couch. (8/19/2014)
-Be healthy, meaning you feel well and can perform normal activities
-Be at least 17 years old in most states, or 16 years old with parental consent if allowed by state law
-Weigh at least 110 lbs. Additional weight requirements apply for donors 18 years old and younger
About 300 units a day are needed to meet demand in our area. Organizers say they have already met their goal for the morning hours, but hope the steady pace of donors continues into the afternoon and evening. One blood donation can help save up to three lives.
Click here for a schedule of upcoming events from the American Red Cross.