September 11, 2001 - Community Response
Former New York Giants Linebacker Harry Carson (left)) recently visited the blood center to donate blood in the wake of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks. Now a sports broadcaster for Fox5, Harry played for the Giants from 1976-1988. He's seen here with Dr. Dennis Todd, CEO of Community Blood Services (right).
New York City first lady Donna Hanover was one of 800 people who went to Community Blood Services in Paramus, NJ, in response to Tuesday’s tragedy at the World Trade Center.
Val Azuma of Wood-Ridge, a volunteer at the blood center who has been making red, white and blue ribbon pins for the blood donors, displays her patriotism along with her dog Miracle.
A member of Brownie Troop 871 of Waldwick shows off the poster that the Brownies made to thank recent blood donors at Community Blood Services.
Carmen LoBue, administrative assistant for Technical Services at the blood center, holding the quilt block she created for the WTC/Pentagon/Pa. Memorial Quilt being produced to honor all the victims of the September 11 tragedy. The name of the block is called "Starflower." The quilt will be donated to the people of the United States, via the government, to display and preserve so these people will never be forgotten.
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