Blood Drive to be held at United Methodist Church

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PARSIPPANY — On Sunday, June 4 the Parsippany United Methodist Church will be hosting a Blood Drive with Community Blood Services in honor of all persons who are fighting an illness and at times may need blood transfusions.

Please consider signing up to give the gift of life giving blood. The blood you donate gives someone another chance at life. One day that someone may be a close relative, a friend, a loved one or even you. The bloodmobile will be located in the church parking lot at 903 S. Beverwyck Road from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You can sign up online by clicking here or by calling (201) 251-3703 or by email: marionp@cbsblood.org.

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer with the blood drive, you can contact Anna Egorova at anna.egorova@gmail.com.

The mission of Community Blood Services is to “promote the health of our community by providing high-quality blood and tissue services, education and innovative research, utilizing state-of-the-art technology in synergy with strategic partnerships and alliances.”

You are eligible to donate if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are in good health
  • You are at least 16 years old; 16 and 17 year olds need to have parental consent forms  and proof of age. (If you are over 75 years old and reside in NY you must be healthy and may need a note from your doctor saying you can donate)
  • You weigh at least 110 pounds
  • You have diabetes, asthma or high blood pressure but it is under control
  • You have not donated blood in the last 56 days (112 days if your last donation was double red cells)

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