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Lifesaving Cause New York Blood Services Holds Blood Drive in Harrison

Mar 08, 2024
Harrison Recreation Center Harrison NJ

In a call to action, New York Blood Services (NYBC), will be holding a Blood Drive in Harrison, NJ. The organization is set to conduct a blood drive at the Harrison Recreation Center, located at 401 Warren Street, on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. The event, running from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., is inviting community members to partake in an act of unparalleled generosity, the giving of blood to those in need of it to recover from an injury or disease. 

Founded with the noble mission to save lives by providing safe, high-quality blood products and services to patients in need, New York Blood Services has been a pivotal part of the healthcare landscape. With a history of successful blood drives that span several years, NYBC's efforts have continually bolstered hospital supplies, ensuring that the gift of blood reaches those in dire need. The organization’s founding was rooted in a commitment to community health and the understanding that every blood donation holds the potential to save up to three lives. 

As NYBC makes its way to Harrison, the organization emphasizes the ease with which individuals can contribute to this life-saving cause. While appointments are preferred and can be made through the New York Blood Services website by clicking here, walk-ins will be warmly welcomed, space permitting. This inclusive approach ensures that everyone who wishes to donate has the opportunity, reflecting NYBC's dedication to maintaining a robust blood supply. 

Potential donors are advised to eat and drink before donating and to bring a donor ID card or any ID with their name and photo. In a nod to ongoing health and safety considerations, masks are optional for both donors and staff, ensuring a comfortable and safe environment for all participants. 

This event is not just a blood drive; it's a community coming together in a shared mission to save lives. NYBC's presence in Harrison is a testament to the organization's enduring commitment to health and humanity. The decision to donate blood is a powerful one, offering a lifeline to patients in hospitals who rely on the generosity of strangers. 

For those interested in participating or seeking more information, visit the New York Blood Services website at Inquiries can also be directed to 646-656-5798 or via email to [email protected]. On March 13th, Harrison residents have the chance to be a part of something bigger, to extend a hand in a time of need, and to join in a communal effort that echoes the very best of humanity. 

As NYBC continues its mission, the organization invites individuals from all walks of life to step forward and make a difference. Whether a first-time donor or a seasoned giver, every donation contributes to a legacy of health, hope, and healing that NYBC has championed for years. Join in on March 13th at the Harrison Recreation Center and be a part of a life-saving journey that promises to leave an indelible mark on the lives of patients and their families. The Harrison Recreation Center is 9/10ths of a mile from the Harrison Path Station. 

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