Blood drive to benefit Children’s Hospital

A blood-donation drive to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the local Charles River Bank branch, 70 Main St. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years old, or 16 years old with a hospital consent form. For questions about eligibility, call the hospital’s donor center at 617-355-6677. To make an appointment, visit www.halfpints.childrenshospital.org; the sponsor code for this drive is CHRIVBA. Donors can also make an appointment by calling Mike Shain at 508-330-8487.