MILWAUKEE -- The BloodCenter of Wisconsin has put out an emergency appeal for blood donations.
After a slow couple of weeks, about 1,000 extra donations are needed. Currently, the blood center only has a 1 day supply of O negative blood type.
To better accomodate potential donors, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin has extended the hours of several area locations.
The following donor center locations will be open until 8 p.m. each night until September 18th.
Milwaukee: 638 N. 18th St.
Brown Deer: 5960 W. Brown Deer Rd.
Greenfield: 7210 W. Edgerton Ave.
Wauwatosa: 8733 Watertown Plank Rd.
Waukesha: 2111 Springdale Rd.
Racine: 1120 S. Sunnyslope Rd.
Kenosha: 8064 39th Ave.
West Bend: 130 Valley Ave.
You can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visiting the Blood Center of Wisconsin's website.