The American Red Cross has scheduled the following blood-donation clinics in New Canaan and area communities in September:

- New Canaan

Sept. 23: 1-6:30 p.m., St. Mark's Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge Road

- Norwalk

Sept. 16: 12:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 18: 12:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 20: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., American Red Cross Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 23: 12:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 25: 12:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 27: 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

Sept. 29: 1:30-6:30 p.m., Norwalk Hospital, Maple Street

Sept. 30: 12:30-6:30 p.m., American Red Cross Fairfield County Blood Donation Center, 596 Westport Ave.

- Stamford

Sept. 16: 7:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., High Ridge Park Building 5, 5 High Ridge Park

Sept. 27: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 1184 Newfield Ave.

To make an appointment to donate blood, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. People who are 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

For more information, visit www.redcross.org.