ConnectLife has seen a tremendous response from our WNY community after our call for blood donors, but our work is not over. Collecting blood is a marathon, not a sprint. Blood donors are needed to consistently give now and in the future.
Remember the words of the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams: "Social distancing does not mean social disengagement."
We will be taking appointments ONLY, for the foreseeable future. Even if you can't find an appointment right now - local patients at WNY hospitals will still need you in the coming weeks. Click here to schedule your appointment to donate blood – appointments available throughout April and May.
Important Update: ConnectLife's Eastern Hills Blood Donation Center is moving to ConnectLife headquarters - effective immediately. We are continuing to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19. Information and resources on COVID-19, blood donation, and social distancing can be found here.
Jill Haney knows the importance of donating blood regularly. As a child, she was in a car accident and rushed to Children's Hospital where she needed a lot of blood. And now as parent, she donates every time her work hosts a Unyts blood drive.
"Now that I have a child of my own, I just find it really important, being O+, to donate blood because you never know when it's needed for someone," Jill explained.
Jill donates on a regular schedule because she hopes that if she or her family ever needs blood that the supply will be there. "If I ever need it, I'd like to think that someone out there would donate blood for me. I just feel like it's the right thing to do."
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