Red Cross issues emergency appeal for blood
Randy Jones has donated more than 16 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross in his lifetime and has maintained a regular blood donation schedule for almost 30 years.
Two weeks ago, however, Jones took a trip to Las Vegas and missed his normal donation appointment, which he says is a common reason that blood drives see low numbers during the summer months.
"Vacations are a common woe for drives in the summer," Jones said. "But I came back a week and a half after I was scheduled to give."
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