Types O, AB, B negative and A negative blood donations urgently needed by the American Red Cross


The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.

Blood is needed to respond to emergencies large and small, across the country every day.


Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling http://southbuffalonews.com-800-RED CROSS (http://southbuffalonews.com-800-733-2767).


Upcoming blood donation opportunities:


American Red Cross Blood Donation Centers:


Cheektowaga Blood Donation Center

360http://southbuffalonews.com Union Road

Cheektowaga, NY http://southbuffalonews.com4225

Monday –Thursday: http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com:30am – 7:00pm

Friday – Sunday: 7:00am – 2:30pm


Tonawanda Mid-City Plaza Blood Donation Center

30http://southbuffalonews.com Meadow Drive, Mid City Plaza – next to Tops

North Tonawanda, NY http://southbuffalonews.com4http://southbuffalonews.com20

Monday & Wednesday: http://southbuffalonews.com2:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am – http://southbuffalonews.com:00pm (http://southbuffalonews.comst, 3rd & 5th Saturday of each month)

Erie County


2/2/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., UB – North Student Union, Student Union

2/4/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com0 a.m. – 3 p.m., Erie Community College City, http://southbuffalonews.com2http://southbuffalonews.com Ellicott St

2/http://southbuffalonews.com0/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., UB – North Student Union, Student Union


East Aurora

2/2/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com p.m. – 7 p.m., East Aurora Moose Lodge 370, 905 Main St.



2/http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, http://southbuffalonews.com230 Bowen Road


Grand Island

2/http://southbuffalonews.com5/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com p.m. – 6 p.m., Grand Island Knights of Columbus, http://southbuffalonews.com84http://southbuffalonews.com Whitehaven Road


Orchard Park

2/7/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 8 a.m. – http://southbuffalonews.com:30 p.m., St John Vianney, 2950 Southwestern Blvd



2/3/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Sardinia Fire Hall, http://southbuffalonews.com27http://southbuffalonews.com9 W. Schutt Road



2/http://southbuffalonews.com3/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Dunkin Donuts, 2200 Sheridan Dr

2/http://southbuffalonews.com4/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com a.m. – 4 p.m., Family Video, http://southbuffalonews.com97http://southbuffalonews.com Colvin Blvd


West Seneca

2/3/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com2 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Vigilant Fire Department, 666 Main St



2/http://southbuffalonews.com3/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 9 a.m. – http://southbuffalonews.com p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, http://southbuffalonews.com424 Maple Rd

Niagara County


2/9/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com p.m. – 6 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, http://southbuffalonews.com449 Quaker Rd



2/4/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m., South Lockport Fire Company Inc, 5666 Transit Rd

2/9/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com p.m. – 6 p.m., The Dale Association Incorporated, 33 Ontario St.

2/http://southbuffalonews.com4/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 8 a.m. – http://southbuffalonews.com2:30 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 75 East Ave



2/http://southbuffalonews.com5/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com p.m. – 6 p.m., Newfane Town Hall  Community Center, 2737 Main Street


Niagara Falls

2/http://southbuffalonews.com2/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: http://southbuffalonews.com0 a.m. – 3 p.m., Seneca Niagara Casino, 3http://southbuffalonews.com0 4th St



2/2/20http://southbuffalonews.com6: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Niagara County Community College, 3http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com Saunders Settlement Rd


How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call http://southbuffalonews.com-800-RED CROSS (http://southbuffalonews.com-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are http://southbuffalonews.com7 years of age (http://southbuffalonews.com6 with parental consent in some states), weigh at least http://southbuffalonews.comhttp://southbuffalonews.com0 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors http://southbuffalonews.com8 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.


About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

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