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Van Cortlandt Jewish Center To Host Blood Drive

The Van Cortlandt Jewish Center (VCJC), located at 3880 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463, in conjunction with the New York Blood Center (NYBC), is hosting a blood drive on Sunday, July 31, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

People are needed to donate blood and to help run the drive. To donate, go to this link: https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/296446. For those without a computer, call 800-933-2566. When donating blood, sign-ups are preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome.

To volunteer: Call the VCJC office at 718-884-6105. Leave your name and a phone number.

Donor requirements: Bring your donor card or ID with a photo. Eat well and drink fluids before donating. You must be at least 16 to donate, and anyone between 16 and 18 must have parental permission on the NYBC form. Donors over 76 need a doctor’s note unless NYBC has a previous note and your health status has not changed. You cannot have had a new tattoo in the past 12 months unless the tattoo was done in New Jersey. The minimum weight is 110 pounds.

Masks are required for all donors and volunteers regardless of vaccination status.

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