There’s a blood shortage in New Jersey, particularly of the universal donor O variety. At some centers, the state health chief says, there’s less than a one-day supply.

Here’s how to give locally:

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Montclair State University – Student Center

1 Normal Avenue Student Center Ballroom/1st Floor

Hours: noon to 6 pm

Register online at:

Or call: 1-800-GIVE-LIFE

Every day

American Red Cross – Metropolitan Community Donor Center

209 Fairfield Road Fairfield, NJ 07004


Monday through Thursday, 12:30-7:30 pm.

Friday, 8 am to 2:45 pm.

Saturday and Sunday, 7 am to 1:45 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-GIVE LIFE

One reply on “Give Blood”

  1. I used to donate at a couple nearby places, and I’ll try to help out in the near future:
    American Red Cross
    Montclair Chapter House
    63 Park Street (just north of Claremont)
    2nd Thursday of every month
    2:30 – 7:45 PM
    Regional Donor Center at West Orange
    401 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    List of upcoming blood drives by county …

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