Blood drive at UPCWO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange is encouraging people to come on Saturday, March 12, to donate blood and treat themselves to a bounty of bagels, fruit, sandwiches and snacks, all provided by the church’s volunteers. Community Blood Services’ state-of-the-art Bloodmobile will be on the church campus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To be a blood donor, you must be at least 16 years old, must know your social security number and have a photo or signed ID; 16- and 17-year-olds must have signed parental consent forms and proof of age. Anyone older than 75 must be in good health and have a doctor’s note saying it’s OK to donate blood.

United Presbyterian Church of West Orange is located at the West Orange Presbyterian Center at 20 Old Indian Road, just off Prospect Avenue. For more information, call 973-731-1868 or visit