McDonough (R,C,I-Merrick) announced today he will be hosting
a blood drive in support of Long Island Blood Services. The blood drive will be
on Thursday, February 28, 2:15 p.m. to 8:15
p.m. at the American Legion Post 1749, 1298
Newbridge Road, North Bellmore.
“Blood banks are always looking for
donors, and your support today can save someone’s life tomorrow,” said
McDonough. “Without the generous support of concerned residents, our hospitals
would be facing an even greater blood shortage. Through your donation we can
better the lives of those in our community, both young and old. I am proud to
host this event with Long Island Blood Services.”
Long Island Blood Services will
also be providing two tickets to an upcoming New York Mets game to donors.
To be a
donor you must:
- Bring valid photo or signature
- Weigh at least 110 lbs,
- Be age 16-75 (16-year-olds must
have parental permission, age 76 and over need doctor’s
- Eat well and be hydrated prior to
- Not have gotten a tattoo within 12
months (unless applied in New Jersey).