The first opportunities for the public to learn more about the process will come on two evenings in September. There will be a public information session September 9th from 6:30-7:30 PM at New Bridge Learning Center auditorium, and an identical session September 11th at Glen Allen High School.
Unfortunately, fewer blood donors step up every year. As a result, the state of Virginia is now under an Emergency Appeal. This means that the Red Cross is simply not able to supply the needed blood products to the hospitals fast enough.