Blood drives coming up in August

ABERDEEN, S.D. ( – As the summer winds down there will be plenty of opportunities for individuals in the area to donate blood.

A number of blood drives are scheduled for the last two weeks in August. Abbie Arneson, Senior Donor Recruitment Representative with Vitalant, talked about the schedule.

She said there are also other options to donate as well.

Arneson said there are several reasons for so many drives in the summer.