SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - There will be a community blood drive Saturday, Nov. 22 hosted by South Orange and Maplewood Rotary, Teen Leaders Interact and SHU Rotaract Clubs from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Baird Community Center,  5 Mead St., South Orange.

To give blood, you must be in generally good health, meet weight criteria and be at least 17 years old, or 16 with parental consent (signed NJBS consent form).

Donors must remember to bring ID and have plenty to eat and drink the day of the blood drive.

Appointments preferred. Contact Stacey Borden at (973) 454-6272 or

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