St. Mary’s Blood Drive


Blood-drive3The Blood Drive will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28 in the Marian Room in the lower level of St. Mary’s church at 1300 Northern Blvd. in Manhasset from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please consider donating blood.

Who can donate? Eligible donors include those from age 16 (with written parental consent) to age 75. Those over 75 may donate with a doctor’s note. Donors must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health. You can donate, in most cases, if you are diabetic, on medication, have had a heart attack or stroke, or have had certain kinds of cancers. If you need medical information about blood donation, your eligibility to donate, or any other concerns, please call 1-800-688-0900 and someone will be able to help you. If you would like information about St. Mary’s Parish Blood Drive, call Ronnie at 627-7403.

Please take a minute to think of the miracle you can accomplish and the many lives your donation can affect. One pint of blood will help at least four patients. Consider donating and give us an hour of your time on Sept. 28. Please bring valid ID and don’t skip breakfast. Thank in advance for your much-needed help for patients throughout Long Island.



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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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