As the year comes to an end, the Knights of Columbus Council #3240 ask for the community to help others by taking part in their blood drive on Saturday, November 24th from 10 o’clock in the morning until 2 p.m.
The Knights will be working with Vitalant Community Blood Services (link), one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medicine organizations.
The guidelines for those who wish to donate blood are the following:
- You weigh at least 110 pounds
- Eat before donating blood
- Drink plenty of water before and after donating blood
Donors are to bring proper identification with them on the 24th.
A complimentary cholesterol screening will be available to all donors.
Appointments are strongly recommended and can be made online (link) or by contacting Vitalant at (201) 251-3703.
The drive will take place at lower Chiego Hall of Church of the Assumption.
Lower Chiego Hall is across the parking lot of Church of the Assumption, which is located on West Westfield Avenue at Chiego Place.