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Blood Drive at City Hall: July 29th

RI Blood CenterEvery day, patients in Rhode Island and Southern New England need blood transfusions to recover from illness and injury. To meet those needs, the Rhode Island Blood Center hopes to collect about 280 pints daily. On Wednesday, July 29th, from noon to 3 PM, you’ll have a chance to donate blood in the Aldermans Chambers at Providence City Hall, 25 Dorrance Street, 3rd floor.

Make an appointment in advance, or just walk in. If you have any questions, contact the Blood Center at (401) 453-8307 or visit If you have any questions about the blood drive, contact Obed Papp.