MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA will be hosting two blood drives. The first drive will be held on Friday January 24 and the second one will be held on Friday February 28.
Both blood drives will be held at the Madison Area YMCA from 1pm - 7pm
Blood Drive; Madison Area YMCA; 1pm - 7pm
A donor can be 16 years of age, but must have a parental consent form. Individuals 76 years of age and older can donate with a doctor's note. All donors should bring identification with a signature or a photo that includes a date of birth. Individuals with a donor card should bring the card. Walk-ins are welcome
The donation process takes about sixty minutes. Donors should hydrate well the day before they are scheduled to give blood. It's helpful to snack on salty snacks the evening before as well as get a good night's sleep prior to donating. Eating a well-balanced breakfast the morning of the donation is recommended. Donors should also bring a bottle of water along and drink right before donating.