The city of Santa Clarita will host a community blood drive today to assist the American Red Cross. The city invites residents to embrace the giving spirit this holiday season and donate blood at various City locations to help those in need.

The blood drive today will be at two locations, the first being at the Century Room at Santa Clarita City Hall, 23920 Valencia Blvd. Stop by from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to donate. When registering online at redcrossblood.org for this location, use the sponsor code “CityOfSantaClarita.” If you would like to donate at the Valencia Library location, 23743 Valencia Blvd., visit the library from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The sponsor code to register for this location is “ValenciaLibrary.”

Every two seconds, somebody in the U.S. needs blood. The city of Santa Clarita is committed to helping the American Red Cross in their life-saving efforts and encourages residents to come together again to support this meaningful cause.     

To schedule an appointment using the location-specific sponsor codes, visit redcrossblood.org. For questions regarding the blood drive, contact Amanda Santos of the city of Santa Clarita at (661) 255-4923 or asantos@santa-clarita.com.