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Donate for Donuts with Paula’s

Paula’s Donuts and ConnectLife are teaming up to save lives right here in WNY. Winter months are typically a tough time for blood donation because of the seasonal illness and inclement weather, and the decrease in donations has been made even greater this year due to COVID. However, ConnectLife is responsible every day for providing our local hospitals with lifesaving blood products and for keeping the supply at a safe level. The need for blood never ends.

In an effort to help meet demand and celebrate the gift of blood donation, Paula’s is treating donors to a free donut! Presenting donors at every ConnectLife blood drive during March will receive a coupon for a free donut.

“Paula's Donuts is excited to partner with ConnectLife throughout the month of March for the Donate for Donuts event,” said Paula Huber, owner. “When you donate blood not only will you help someone, but as an extra thank you, you will receive a free donut. Please help us support the WNY community and schedule your appointment with ConnectLife today!”

For every pint of blood collected through the Donate for Donuts promotion up to three lives can be saved in WNY. ConnectLife is the primary supplier of blood products to Kaleida Health, ECMC, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, Eastern Niagara Health, Wyoming County Community Health System, Olean General Hospital, Brooks-TLC Health System and Bradford Regional Medical Center. As WNY’s only community blood bank it is our responsibility to answer the call for blood products to ANY hospital in need, but we need help from blood donors to do that.

Please visit or call 716.529.4270 for drive locations and to make an appointment.

Download this press release here.


Unyts is now ConnectLife! ConnectLife helps people help others. As a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization and community blood bank, we save and enhance lives through organ, eye, tissue and blood donations. Visit us online at or Facebook @weconnectlife