Give Blood, Save a Life! APUMC is hosting a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on May 20th from 11am to 4pm in the Fellowship Hall. Sign up online at redcross blood.org with sponsor code AVONPAT. Blood is routinely transfused to patients with cancer and other diseases, premature babies, organ transplant recipients and trauma victims, according to the Red Cross. Donors of all blood types are needed, especially those with types O-, B-, and A-. According to the Red Cross, type O- is the universal blood type that can be safely transfused to anyone, and is often used to treat trauma patients.