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Join Community Blood Services at the VFW 335 Cranford Blood Drive Saturday, January 21st!

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Did you know blood donations can drop as much as 20 percent during the holidays and winter months, but patients need blood every two seconds, every day of the year?

Help save a life by joining us at:

VFW 335 Cranford Blood Drive

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Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
479 South Avenue East
Cranford, NJ 07016

Thanks to the commitment and generosity of its donors, Community Blood Services has been serving our community’s transfusion medicine  needs for more than 60 years.

We provide life-saving blood and blood products to hospitals in New Jersey and New York, bone marrow registration and donor services, and public and private umbilical cord blood collection and storage. Our New Jersey Cord Blood Bank is the only public cord blood bank for the State of New Jersey.

Interested in hosting your own drive? Contact us today!

Thanks for your continued support!
Community Blood Services

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