EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A blood drive will be held on Monday, February 15th 2016, from 1:30pm to 7:30pm at the East Brunswick VFW Post #133, located at 485 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick NJ (behind University Radiology Group.) The drive is being held to celebrate the memory of George T. Rupert, a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and member of the East Brunswick community for 50+ years, who lost his battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on July 4, 2015.

The blood drive will be conducted by New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the NY Blood Center. All participating donors will receive refreshments, giveaways, and have a chance to win several raffles including a Starbucks gift package.

To make an appointment, please visit www.NYBC.org or call 1-800-933-2566. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins are always welcome. The current need for blood is extremely high. Your donation can help save lives and make a difference to patients and their loved ones.