Utica, NY (WIBX) - Faxton-Saint Luke's Healthcare is out for blood.

O-positive, A-B negative, it makes no difference.

The health center is hoping that evening hours increase the number of donations.

More than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day in the United States.

The blood drive will take place from 2:00pm to 7:00pm in AC Conference Rooms 1 and 2 at the Saint Luke's Campus at 1656 Champlin Avenue in Utica, New York next Monday, August 27, 2012.

To make an appointment call Karen Paige at: (315) 624.4693 or sign up by clicking on the American Red Cross website for an appointment.