The urgent need for blood donations continues across the nation as storm relief efforts continue on the East Coast, and several blood drives are taking place in the local area this week in response. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at the Truman Community Center from Noon to 6 today (MON). On Tuesday there are blood drives at All Saints Catholic Church in Madison Lake from Noon to 6 and the Waldorf Community Center from 1 to 7. Wednesday there’s a blood drive at the Minnesota New Country School in Henderson from 1 to 7, and on Thursday at the Town and Country Leisure Hall in Mapleton from 1 to 6. For more information on Giving The Gift Of Life log on to www.redcrossblood.org.