You can help to ensure that blood is available this holiday season.

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The American Red Cross and Blessing Hospital are teaming up for the annual 12 Hours of Giving blood drive this Friday, December 21st. It will be held at the Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross, 3000 N. 23rd in Quincy. Walk in's are welcome, but donors are encouraged to call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.