Blood Banks In Need Of Donations This Holiday SeasonAndrea Cefarelli, executive director of donor recruitment with the New York Blood Center, said people donate less blood around this time of year.
Red Cross: Lack Of Blood Donations Could Mean Emergency SituationThe American Red Cross on Tuesday was pleading for blood donors to volunteer, with a serious blood shortage looming.
Winter Storms Bleeding Blood Banks DryThe string of snowstorms in recent weeks has forced the cancellation of many blood drives and deterred potential donors from visiting centers.
NY Blood Center Issues Call For DonorsBlood Center Vice President Rob Purvis says supplies tend to dwindle when schools let out and people go on vacation.
Blood Stocks Need To Be Replenished After Hurricane SandyThough hospital needs were met, and heroic donors found the NYBC facilities that were able to remain open, the unprecedented disruption depleted the blood supply to the point where a significant recovery effort is necessary.
Snowstorms Take Toll On NYC Blood SupplyThe New York Blood Center is issuing an emergency appeal for donors.