(BALDWIN, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) invites residents to donate blood at the Baldwin Fire Department, 2386 Grand Ave., Baldwin, from 2 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22. Each donor will receive a voucher for two free New York Islanders tickets as a thank-you for rolling up their sleeves and helping to save lives.
“For anybody whose list of New Year’s resolutions includes a desire to give back to others, there is no more profound way to help your community than by donating blood,” Legislator Mulé said. “Please join us at the Baldwin Fire Department on Feb. 22 and support our ongoing efforts to replenish our regional supplies of this most precious medical resource.”
Eligible donors must have an ID with a signature or a photo, weigh at least 110 pounds, have had no tattoos in the last 12 months and be ages 16-75 years of age (16-year-old donors must have parental consent. Donors over age 76 must bring a doctor’s note.) O-negative and B-negative donors are especially needed in addition to all other blood types.
Visit https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/295638 to schedule a time to donate or call 1-800-933-BLOOD (25663). Appointments are preferred; walk-ins will be taken as capacity permits. For more information, contact Legislator Mulé’s office at 516-571-6205 or email@example.com.