CORUNNA — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April.

Eligible donors of all blood types — especially type O — are needed to help ensure blood products are available for patients this spring.

Make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling (800) 733-2767.

To celebrate the final season of “Game of Thrones,” HBO and the American Red Cross have partnered to encourage fans and donors to show their bravery and valor by bleeding #ForTheThrone.

Those who come to donate by April 30 will be automatically entered for a chance to win a full-size Iron Throne from HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Terms and conditions apply and are available at RedCrossBlood.org/HBOGameofThrones. Additionally, all presenting donors Thursday through April 30 will receive a commemorative Bleed For The Throne poster, while supplies last, and automatically be entered in the above-mentioned sweepstakes.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities:

n From noon to 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Corunna Community Center, McCurdy Park, 457 Emma Drive

n From noon to 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the Durand VFW Post 2272, 923 N. Saginaw St.

n From noon to 5:45 p.m. April 25 at the Perry Baptist Church, 217 S. Main St.

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