The Don Bosco Council Knights of Columbus is hosting an Atlantic Health Systems blood drive on Saturday May 21 from 9 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.at the St. Joseph's Church Community Center, 17 Halsted St. Newton.

For each pint of blood donated, The Atlantic Health System will donate a pound of food to the St. Joseph Community Food pantry.  

Newton Memorial Hospital is a member of the Atlantic Health System.  Unlike other blood drives where donated blood may be shipped anywere, blood donated through this drive will stay within the Atlantic Health System.

Call 973 971 7444 to schedule an appointment or sign up on line at http://dbckoc.ahsblooddonorservices.org