CBS Blood Drive and Be The Match Registry
CBS will be partnering with New York Blood Center (NYBC) to hold a blood drive on Thursday, June 28. NYBC requires over 2,000 donations daily to serve the needs of patients in over 200 hospitals in the metropolitan area. Now you will have the opportunity to make a lifesaving contribution to those in need.
If you wish to donate blood, please click here to schedule an appointment. A confirmation e-mail with your appointed time will be returned to you. Walk-ins are welcome but please keep in mind that employees who scheduled an appointment will be given first priority.
Studio 19 - Blackrock
Thursday, June 28th
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
A special addition to this event is the Be The Match Registry. Thousands of patients with blood disorders and life-threatening diseases depend on the registry to find a lifesaving match. If you are interested in joining or would like to learn more about Be The Match, please stop by Studio 19 during the drive. No appointment necessary. Anyone who wishes to join the registry will be asked to complete a short, confidential health questionnaire and provide a simple cheek swab. For more information about Be The Match, go to www.SwabplusDNA.org.
If you have questions on medical eligibility (including international travel and medication), please call 1-800-688-0900 or refer to NYBC’s website: www.nybloodcenter.org.
Thank you in advance for giving the best gift anyone can give.
Please remember to eat a substantial meal prior to your appointment.
(Note: donors must weigh at least 110 pounds)