The power outage is really hurting the Red Cross.
So far eight scheduled blood drives have been canceled leaving the non-profit desperate for about 200 pints of blood.
That's where Your Hometown News Leader is stepping in.
WDBJ7 is holding a community blood drive this Thursday.
You can come to our digital broadcast center on Hershberger Road in Roanoke from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to donate.
No appointment is necessary, but if you'd like to make one click here.