A few more days of summer left and the need for blood is vital. http://www.redcrossblood.org/2015-summer During the summer months blood donor collection drops significantly. As we celebrate summer, we go on Vacations, races, and family bbqs. So much busy fun time happens in the summer, that people often forget to donate blood. People who need blood do NOT get a vacation from needing blood transfusions. When trauma or sickness strikes it is immediate and the only way lives can be saved is if selfless heroes are willing to donate.