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