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Blood donors needed at Ford Field today

DETROIT – The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive today at Ford Field in Detroit.

A spokeswoman for the Red Cross said they are "very low" in appointments today and are calling for more people to donate. They are taking walk-ins now until 7 p.m.

Donors will receive free Detroit Lions swag (pictured below). There is a rumor Lions players might be there today, too.

According to the Red Cross:

  • One pint can save up to three hospital patients lives
  • Every 2 seconds someone needs blood in America
  • 1in 4 people will need blood in their lifetime
Detroit Lions swag

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