Red-Cross1Severe weather recently has led to a shortage of blood product reserves. Almost 300 blood drives were canceled over 25 states due to the recent bitter cold and snow. Now – during National Donor Month – the American Red Cross is asking for help. You can sign up at Red-Cross-blood-dot org or contact the American Red Cross chapter in Roanoke for information on where to donate…Virginia Blood Services on Electric Road in Salem is another option.