NEW BRUNSWICKThe recent blizzard, harsh winter weather and seasonal illness can cause a severe drop in blood donations. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Rutgers Athletics are urging individuals to help maintain a safe and adequate blood supply by donating at a special blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.

The blood drive takes place from 2-7:30 p.m. at the RAC, located at 83 Rockafeller Road in Piscataway. Donors can register online at For more information,call (732) 235-8100, ext. 221 or 248.

All donors will receive a Rutgers t-shirt and be entered into a drawing to win Rutgers fan prizes (to include, but not limited to: VIP experiences, autographed merchandise and tickets to upcoming events. 

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 965-bed academic medical center with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, NJ.