As part of an international movement, the American Red Cross is launching the Missing Types campaign to recruit new blood donors – and those who have not given recently – to ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients.

During the Missing Types campaign, the letters A, B and O – the main blood groups – will disappear from brands, social media pages, signs and websites to illustrate the critical role every blood donor plays. When the letters A, B and O vanish from everyday life, the gaps are striking. And when A, B and O blood types are missing from hospital shelves, patient care could be impacted.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities include:

Clearfield County


  • Friday, June 15: 12 p.m.–5:30 p.m., American Red Cross Clearfield, 438 West Front Street
  • Monday, June 25: 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m., CNB Bank, 31 S. 2nd Street, P.O. Box 42


  • Monday, June 18: 1 p.m.–5:30 p.m., St Timothy’s Catholic Church, 306 Walnut Street


  • Thursday, June 14: 1 p.m.–7 p.m., Comfort Suites/DuBois Country Club, 10 Lakeside Avenue


  • Monday, June 25: 1 p.m. –6:30 p.m., Glendale Valley Spirit and Truth, Route 53 and Anita Street
Jefferson County


  • Saturday, June 16: 9 a.m. –2:30 p.m., Evangelical United Methodist Church, 30 S. White Street
  • Tuesday, June 26: 10 a.m. –2:30 p.m., Penn Highlands Brookville Education Building, 100 Hospital Road


  • Tuesday, June 19: 12:30 p.m. –6 p.m., SS Cosmas and Damian Church, 205 Chestnut Street
  • Thursday, June 28: 11 a.m. –4 p.m., First Church of God, 23 Skyview Drive

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