Have type O blood? The American Red Cross is offering a $5 Amazon gift card to anyone who donates the universal red cell donor, for a limited time, in response to a shortage.
According to officials, the American Red Cross is facing a critical shortage. The blood type most needed in hospitals – type O.
The American Red Cross said they have less than a two-day supply of blood available for emergency rooms.
Red Cross is asking eligible type O donors to make an appointment.
For those who donate blood or platelets from May 14 to June 10, they will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email.