Smithtown Blood Drive to be Held at Smithtown Landing Country Club on September 25th
The Town of Smithtown Personnel Department, in collaboration with the New York Blood Center, will host the annual Blood Drive at the Smithtown Landing Country Club on September 25th from 9AM to 3PM.
Anyone wishing to help make a difference can schedule an appointment at www.nybc.org, click on “Donate Blood”, “Where to Donate”, then “Sponsor Name Search” and type in “Smithtown”.
Donors will receive a coupon for a free large sandwich or premium salad from participating Long Island McDonald’s locations when they register. Refreshments and snacks will be provided to all donors at the event as well.
Minimum Weight: 110 lbs.
No new tattoos for the past 12 months
Ages 16 - 75 (Under 16 with Parent’s Permission, Over 75 with Doctor’s Permission)
Donor Card or ID required
About New York Blood Center
New York Blood Center is a non-profit independent blood center that provides lifesaving blood products and services to nearly 200 hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
DID YOU KNOW:
Only 2% of the local eligible population donates blood each year, and if only 1% more of Americans donated, blood shortages would disappear.
1 in 3 people will need a blood product in their lifetime.
The donation process will take an average of 10 minutes.
For more information on this event and how to register, contact Dineen Szczepanski at 631-360-7626.