Canton businesses to host blood drives Posted in: News Donating blood comes naturally for some people. They schedule it on the calendar and they commit to those appointments. For others, it is difficult to select an optimal appointment time around holidays, birthdays and work. Summer is a reminder that blood is important for hospital patients every single day of the year.PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!