Community Blood Services’ Donor
Could Win a Cruise for Two

Anyone who successfully donates whole blood or platelets on a mobile drive or at any of our New Jersey or New York donor centers from Monday, May 21st through Saturday, May 26th will be eligible to win a cruise for two to the Bahamas.

In addition, donors will receive a complimentary canvas “sling pack” featuring Community Blood Services’ logo and tagline, “Life Shared, Life Saved.”

The three-night cruise for two will leave from Florida and head to the Bahamas. Some restrictions apply and airfare is not included.

In New Jersey, donors can donate at the Paramus center, 970 Linwood Avenue West, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. or on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Or they can donate in Lincoln Park, 63 Beaverbrook Road, Suite 304, on Tuesday or Wednesday from 1 to 8 p.m. or Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donors in New York State can donate at the Warwick center, 20 Grand Street by the Mount Alverno Center at St. Anthony Community Hospital, on Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Or they can donate at the Goshen center, 7 Coates Drive, Suite 5, on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday or Thursday from noon to 8 p.m.; or Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Spring is a time to renew life, and what better way to renew life than to give blood,” said Garrett Allen, call center manager for Community Blood Services.

Community Blood Services is a not-for-profit organization that provides blood and blood products to 35 hospitals in southern New York State and New York City, as well as in New Jersey.

To make an appointment to donate blood, please call (201) 251-3703 in New Jersey and (845) 294-3362 in New York. Walk-ins are also welcome to donate whole blood but an appointment is needed to donate platelets. Call (201) 251-3733 in New Jersey and (845) 294-3362 in New York.

Whole blood donors must be 17-75 years old (16 years old in New York with parental permission) and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors also will receive a complimentary cholesterol screening.



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