American Red Cross offering $5 Amazon gift card for type O blood donors

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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.  

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