Donor Center Increasing Hours for Two Weeks 

The American Red Cross says it’s seen the worst drop in the blood supply in a decade.Because winter weather makes it harder for donors to get to the Red Cross the Donor Center on Hammond Street in Bangor is increasing its hours.For the first two weeks of this month the center will be open from 10 to 6 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.Red Cross officials say they hope the extra hour will let more people donate.”Blood can’t be manufactured. It has to come from volunteer donors so we really need, if you are healthy, eligible, willing and able please come out and give,” said Lisa Frazell, account executive for the American Red Cross.The American Red Cross Donor Center is located at 900 B Hammond Street in Bangor.