Can you spare about a hour on Tuesday, October 15th? That's about how long it takes to donate a pint of blood, and your donation of 1 pint of blood, can save up to 3 people!

According to the Brookhaven National Laboratory, there's a need for 32,000 pints of blood each day in the United States

On Tuesday, October 15th, the American Red Cross will be conducting a blood drive from Noon to 6 PM at the Downeast Family YMCA, located at 238 State Street in Ellsworth.

Walk-ins are welcome or else you can call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767 and schedule your donation.