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April 24, 2024

Cooley Dickinson Announces Community Blood Drive on May 14

April 24, 2024

Adults interested in donating blood will have an opportunity to do so at a community blood drive at Cooley Dickinson Hospital on Tuesday, May 14.

Cooley Dickinson is partnering with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center to bring their blood mobile to Northampton. The blood mobile will be set up in the parking lot in front of the hospital’s North Building from 8 am to 4 pm.

“Blood donation is a vital act of generosity that saves lives,” said Catherine Reed, administrative director for clinical Services at Cooley Dickinson. “We deeply appreciate the ongoing support of our community in ensuring that our patients have access to the vital blood supply they need.”

IV nurse drawing blood from patient

All blood donors will receive a $10 gift card for Panera Bread. A photo ID is required for blood donation. Donors are also advised to drink extra water and eat before donating blood. All donor types are welcome.

To make an appointment, please visit the online donor portal at: tinyurl.com/CooleyM2024. For donation eligibility questions, email BloodDonor@partners.org or call 617-632-3206.

Blood products collected during this drive will used to care for patients in the Pioneer Valley and within the Mass General Brigham system.