The best gifts are often free! That’s the case with giving the gift of life via an American Red Cross blood drive. Below is a list of upcoming drives in Methuen. Visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.


 Jan. 3 and 24, 2-7pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 90 Broadway.

 Jan. 8, 2-7pm at the Methuen VFW, 26 River St.

 Jan. 15, 2-7pm, Fellowship Bible Church, 1 Fellowship Way.

 Feb. 5, 2-7pm at the Methuen VFW, 26 River St.


The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime.