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Donate Blood This Month and You Could Win Cool Prizes

New York City is badly in need of blood donations. The need is so severe that The New York Blood Center is launching a new campaign, “Give Blood NYC,” with the goal of 25,000 blood donations by New Year’s Eve.

Those who donate blood can enter a sweepstake to win one of 50 prizes, including:

  • Coaches’ Club tickets to the New York Jets’ home opener.
  • Tickets for “Top of the Rock” (30 Rockefeller) Observation Deck.
  • Monthly passes for NYC Ferry from Hornblower.
  • Executive Pass to the Empire State Building Observatory for the winner and five guests.
  • Free Krispy Kreme doughnuts for a year.

In Astoria, the 114th St Precinct is hosting a mobile blood drive on Wednesday December 9 and Thursday December 10, at 34-16 Astoria Blvd. Click here to schedule an appointment to donate on Wednesday December 9. Click here to schedule an appointment to donate on Thursday December 10.

Once you’ve made your donation, click here to enter the sweepstakes. Remember, your donation could save lives!

Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City

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