For the 39th consecutive year, Our Lady of the Snow Church Parish Outreach, in conjunction with LI Blood Services, will hold a community blood drive next month.
The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, between the hours of 2 to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Snow Church on Blue Point Ave., Blue Point.
Any person, ages 16 to 75, weighing at least 110 pounds, who is in good health and who has not donated blood in the past six weeks, is eligible to give blood.
Sixteen-year olds must have an official blood drive permission form signed by a parent. over the age of 76 must have a note from their physician that they are able to donate blood. All donors must provide either a photo ID or a blood donor card.
Appointments will be honored on schedule; “walk-ins” welcome on a “stand-by” basis.
For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, please call Parish Outreach at (631) 363-2417. For any specific medical questions, please call LI Blood Services at 1-800-933-BLOOD.