During the first week of February, you have three opportunities to give the gift of life right here in your community. Here are the American Red Cross blood drives going on in Aroostook County:

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Cary Medical Center is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, February 2nd, from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Caribou Inn & Convention Center.

TAMC is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 3rd at A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle from 1 to 5 p.m.

The Knights of Columbus Hall in Van Buren is holding a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 4th from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.

You must be at least 17 years old and in good health to donate. A valid ID is required. Walk-ins are welcome.

Those who donate at American Red Cross blood drives in Maine through February 15th will also receive a $5 gift card as part of the “Dunkin’ Donors Make a Difference” campaign.

To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org