The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at Nob Hill Foods, 2531 Blanding Ave. (near the Fruitvale Bridge) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Donors with type 0 blood are especially needed.
To set up an appointment in advance, go to the Red Cross website and enter nobhill as the sponsor code. Donors can also call 1-800-733-2767.
Also, the Alameda Food Bank is accepting donations of frozen turkeys at its warehouse location, 650 West Ranger, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, during its turkey giveaway. The food bank says it will gladly accept turkeys, hams and more throughout the November and December holidays at both its warehouse and office facility; see its website for more details.