One pint of blood can save up to three lives.
Carly, age 16 from Queens, was diagnosed with leukemia at age seven and had a relapse at age 12. She received many transfusions.
January is National Blood Donor Month, and NYBC’s Elizabeth Castro, Business Development Manager, HV/NY Donor Recruitment, was recently interviewed on Univision to stress the importance of blood donation, especially during the winter months when the blood supply can reach low levels.
Donor centers in your neighborhood and almost 50 blood drives a day in NY, NJ and beyond.
Each time you save lives by making a blood, platelet or plasma donation you’ll earn Advantage points redeemable for a wide variety of gifts or gift cards.
There are lots of people alive today because of blood donors like you.
Most people are eligible to donate life-saving blood.
Donating is pretty easy…and we have some tips to make it even easier.
If you’re blood type is O-Negative, you’re a “Universal Donor,” because your blood can be transfused into anyone in an emergency.