National Blood Donation Month

Did you know that January is National Blood Donation Month?

This year is more important than ever to donate blood if you've ever considered it or thought about doing so.  The American Red Cross has issued a warning that they are experiencing the worst blood product shortage in over a decade.

Below are some interesting facts that the American Red Cross shares, in hopes that you can see how important a "quick 12" minutes of your time could be to donate a pint of blood:

Someone needs blood every two seconds.

One pint of blood can save up to three lives.

There is no substitute for human blood.

Blood donation. It's about an hour of your time. It's About Life.