Donate Platelets This Mother’s Day,
Get a “Thank You” Gift Card!
May 10, 2015
Celebrate Mother’s Day and make your mom proud by making a life-giving platelet donation at Community Blood Services’ Paramus or Parsippany donor centers on Sunday, May 10.
Donate between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Paramus center, 1 West Ridgewood Ave., and receive a gift card to The Outlets at Bergen Town Center. Donors who donate during the same time at the Parsippany Donor Center, 1259 Route 46, Building #4, Suite #12 will receive an Applebee’s gift card. Gift cards will be mailed to donors.
Donors can call 201-251-3733 to make an appointment to donate or click here to schedule online. Platelet donors are continuously needed to help treat cancer patients and other patients with blood disorders.
“Platelet donations must continuously be replenished because they only have a five-day shelf life. Sunday donations are especially needed to ensure there are enough platelets on the shelves in the week ahead to help patients in need,” said Karen Ferriday, director of community affairs at Community Blood Services. “What better way to celebrate motherhood than to return that gift of life to someone in need!”
Ferriday encouraged platelet donors to ask about joining Delaney’s Platelet Donor Club. As members, donors commit to helping to save even more lives in their community. Click here to learn more.
Community Blood Services is a not-for-profit organization that supplies blood for patients in more than 20 hospitals in New Jersey and New York.