Lakewood Community Agencies Join Efforts for Blood Drive

Posted on January 19, 2017 By

Bikur Cholim, a Lakewood nonprofit medical assistance organization, and the Lakewood Police Department are holding a blood drive through the Central Jersey Blood Center (CJBC) Sunday, January 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Court Room of the Lakewood Municipal Building, 231 Third Street, Lakewood, New Jersey.

Donors must be healthy, at least 17 years old or be 16 with parental consent, weigh at least 120 pounds, and present a signature ID. Remember to eat and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood.

Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are greatly appreciated. For information or to schedule an appointment, visit or call 1-888-71-BLOOD (25663) For more information, contact either Alyssa Drown, marketing manager, at 732-842-5750 Ext. 229 or Michael  Leviton, director of donor relations at 732-842-5750 Ext. 238.

The Central Jersey Blood Center, Shrewsbury, nonprofit blood collection and distribution organization, provides safe blood products to local New Jersey hospitals which often have dangerously low supplies. One person’s donation can save three lives. No substitution exists for human blood; it cannot be manufactured!