The American Red Cross is in urgent need of blood donations. Already tens of thousands of people are being impacted by massive back-to-back disasters, including wildfires in the west, hurricanes and COVID-19.

“As you can imagine, all of the blood drives that are in these affected areas and you see that map of the United States and you have to think all of those locations have now been canceled.”

Carrie Carlson-Guest with Red Cross Minnesota. For more information on donating blood, you can visit