Where To Give Blood In NYC: Hurricane Sandy Devastation Creates Urgent Need For Donations, Drive Locations

A few dozen people take refuge from Hurricane Sandy at a Red Cross shelter, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Deer Park, N.Y. Hurrica
A few dozen people take refuge from Hurricane Sandy at a Red Cross shelter, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, in Deer Park, N.Y. Hurricane Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rainr u . (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York Blood Center is urgently looking for spaces where they can host blood drives, as many of the drives have been cut dramatically due to outages.

Anyone with information on possible locations is urged to contact Wade Zamechek of New York Blood Center at 917-319-1314 or

What they need:
  • Large public space to host blood drive

  • Assistance in getting the word to the public about blood drives in our area
  • Help getting the word out to elected officials and the media about our appeal
  • The following drives are being organized as of today:

    Kingston Donor Center 51 Albany Ave, Kingston, NY 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • IBM East Fishkill Donor Center 2070 Rt 52, Bldg 320, Hopewell Junction, NY 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Elmsford Donor Center 525 Executive Blvd., Elmsford, NY 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Upper East Side Donor Center 310 E. 67th St., NYC 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • New York Blood Center- Westbury 1200 Prospect Ave., Westbury, NY 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
    • Brooklyn Donor Center 120 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY 8:30 am to 8:00 pm
    • Staten Island Donor Center 2791 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm
    • Rockville Centre Donor Center 290 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre, NY 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
    • Lake Success Donor Center 2500 Marcus Ave., Lake Success, NY 7:30 am to 7:45 pm
    • Clark Rescue Squad 875 Raritan Road, Clark, NJ 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Rutgers University- Davidson Hall 104 Davidson Ave., Piscataway, NJ 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    • Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall 2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Grant D. Morse Elementary School 70 Harry Wells Road, Saugerties, NY 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    • Orange County 30 Harriman Drive, Goshen, NY 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    • Sugar Loaf Engine Company 1408 Kings Highway, Chester, NY 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    • Avon Products Midland & Peck Avenues, Rye, NY 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
    • SUNY New Paltz- Student Union 75 South Manheim Road, New Paltz, NY 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
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