October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others.
Donors of all blood types are needed to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this fall.
The local donation opportunities are as follows.
Thousand Oaks: From 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24; from 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31. All events are at the Thousand Oaks Inn, 75 W. T.O. Blvd.
Simi Valley: From 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and 26 at the Rancho Santa Suz...