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‘bravest Vs. Finest’ Blood Drive at Qns. Center Mall

Give The Gift Of Life In Elmhurst

Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst, in conjunction with New York Blood Center (NYBC), will host the “Bravest vs. Finest” blood drive on Saturday, Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

NYBC’s mobile donor coach will be parked at the mall on Queens and Woodhaven boulevards to welcome all eligible blood donors.

Now in its second year, the “Bravest vs. Finest” blood drive is a friendly competition between New York firefighters and police officers to see which organization can bring in the most blood donations. The event is open to all members of the FDNYand NYPD, as well as friends, families, supporters and the public.

Each and every day there are patients who depend on the transfusion of red blood cells, platelets and plasma to stay alive. Unfortunately, blood and blood products can’t be manufactured. They can only come from volunteer blood donors who take an hour to attend a blood drive or visit a donor center.

All presenting donors will receive a complimentary pair of tickets to a New York Mets game at Citi Field which will be mailed to them after the blood drive.

To donate blood or for information on for information on how to organize a blood drive, call 1-800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org.

Anyone who cannot donate but still wishes to participate in bringing crucial blood products to patients in need are urged to ask someone to donate for them, or consider volunteering at a local blood drive. place of need, Council Member Van Bramer and the City Council are giving New Yorkers practical tools that they will use to enrich their lives,” said Thomas W. Galante, president and CEO, Queens Library.

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