The American Red Cross is seeking new blood drive hosts this fall to help ensure a stable blood supply as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, canceling previously scheduled drives as businesses, schools and community organizations are closed, the Red Cross announced this week. About 80% of blood donations are made at blood drives hosted at these sites. The Red Cross is urging healthy individuals to give blood to restock the shelves for patients battling disease; individual appointments can be made at Potential sponsors can learn more and sign up to host a drive at