Two blood donation drives during October's Pottstown CARES events benefited those in medical need.
There's a huge need for blood products, so seven drives have been scheduled across the area during nine days.
Blood products are in greatest need around the holidays. That's why five separate blood drives will be conducted Dec. 2-8 in three different greater Pottstown area communities.
Eight blood collection drives begin next Wednesday and continue through July 17 in Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown, North Coventry, Parker Ford, Phoenixville and Douglassville.
Nine blood drives are scheduled during the next 13 days in four communities: Pottstown, Douglassville, and Gilbertsville.
Nine blood drives are scheduled during the next 13 days in five communities, including Pottstown, Douglassville, and Gilbertsville.