The 5th Annual LCpl Matthew Rodriguez Memorial Blood Drive is set to take place in the ballroom at the Seaport Inn & Marina on Friday, March 8, from 1 to 6 PM. You can call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or click HERE to schedule an appointment.

This event is hosted by the LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez Memorial Foundation. Appointments are HIGHLY recommended, but not required. While walk-ins are welcomed, please know that individuals with appointments will be given PRIORITY!! Save yourself the extra wait time and schedule an appointment.

"The LCpl Matthew R. Rodriguez Memorial Foundation was established in 2014, in memory of Fairhaven Marine Matthew Rodriguez, who was killed in action on December 11, 2013, in Now Zad, Afghanistan. Friends & family of Matthew’s organized to honor his sacrifice and continue his legacy of service through the Foundation. To date, we have served our veterans, community, & Gold Star families in many ways."

To learn more about the Foundation or make a charitable donation, please click HERE.