A Newton Community Blood Drive will be from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Main St. Blood drive volunteers will be serving sloppy joes in the canteen area.


A Newton Community Blood Drive will be from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church, 801 N. Main St. Blood drive volunteers will be serving sloppy joes in the canteen area.

The American Red Cross is the provider of nearly one-half of the nationís blood supply.

To donate, call (800) GIVE-LIFE ((800) 448-3543) or visit bloodisneeded.org to make an appointment. A blood donor card, driverís license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old. New height and weight restrictions apply to donors younger than 19. Visit bloodisneeded.org to learn more.