Golden Valley, Minn. -- January is National Blood Donor Month. You can make a difference and be a life saver by becoming a blood donor. KARE 11 will be hosting a blood drive on Friday, January 3 to benefit the American Red Cross.

The drive will take place from 2 - 8 p.m. at KARE 11 in Golden Valley (8811 Olson Memorial Highway). Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is also available.

Start the new year off by giving something that means something, donate blood. One pint of blood can save up to three lives.