"Kick Off the Giving Season" Annual Blood Drive
Our annual blood drive has passed, however, there continues to be a critical need for all blood types, especially during winter holidays and the summer. Please visit the Red Cross Blood website to find a drive near you. Appointments are strongly recommended.
New to giving blood? Find out more about what to expect at your appointment and how to prepare at https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/blood-donation-process/before-during-after.html

Blood Facts (from the American Red Cross)

  • Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood.
  • More than 38,000 blood donations are needed every day.
  • One out of every 10 people admitted to a hospital needs blood.
  • Approximately 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to give blood but only 5% do in a given year.
  • Blood cannot be manufactured - it can only come from generous donors.
  • The #1 reason donors say they give blood is because they "want to help others."


Prior "Giving Thanks" Blood Drives Held and Their Impact

It's the perfect way to kick off the Thanksgiving week!
November 18, 2023 - 44 pints collected (exceeding 36 pint goal based on drive capacity) - 20% first-time donors - estimated 132 lives saved
November 19, 2022 - 42 pints collected (exceeding 30 pint goal based on drive capacity) - 35% first-time donors - estimated 126 lives saved
Logos for St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Morristown Rotary, and American Red Cross