Imperial Valley Blood Services will be holding two open-to-the-public blood drives Friday and Saturday in El Centro and Imperial.
On Friday, the first drive will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sizzler Restaurant, 707 N. Imperial Ave. in El Centro. Anyone who hasn't donated since Dec. 28 can give again.
All donors will receive a free salad bar, a beverage coupon and T-shirt.
On Saturday, IVBS will be joining with Moose Lodge 1033, Graphic X-Press and Spreckels Sugar employees for a blood drive and a tri-tip barbecue to benefit Maya Silva, a a young leukemia patient from Holtville.
The drive and barbecue will be from noon to 4 p.m. at the Moose Lodge, 2351 Highway 86 in Imperial.
The cost of barbecue plates is $7 and blood donors may give blood in Marya's name to replace blood she has used.