Red Cross praises Fontoura for donating plasma

Red Cross praises Fontoura for donating plasma

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The American Red Cross conveyed its appreciation for and thanks to Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura on July 2, after the sheriff donated convalescent plasma in an effort to help combat COVID-19. In a statement sent to the sheriff following his donation, the American Red Cross applauded his actions. “When you […]

Nutley to hold July 16 blood drive

NUTLEY, NJ — Commissioner John V. Kelly and the Nutley Department of Public Affairs are partnering with Vitalant Blood Services of New Jersey to conduct a Nutley Community Blood Drive in honor of resident Anne Rotonda on Thursday, July 16.  The drive will be held at the Nutley Parks and Rec Building, 44 Park Ave., […]

Blood drive in Maplewood

Blood drive in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department will hold a blood drive for the American Red Cross on Friday, Aug. 9, from 2 to 7 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.RedCrossBlood.org and enter “Maplewood Health.” All donors will receive a $5 Dunkin donuts […]

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A blood drive sponsored by Our Lady of Sorrows will be Sunday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange. Schedule an appointment at https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/48409. All donors will receive a free cholesterol screening. Donors must weight at least 110 pounds; eat before […]

Blood and bone marrow drive with a book signing

WEST ORANGE, NJ — United Presbyterian Church of West Orange, located at 20 Old Indian Road, will hold a blood and bone marrow drive on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year’s drive will also feature a talk by author Jennifer Jones Austin, who wrote “Consider It Pure Joy,” her story […]

Blood drive at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Monday, Aug. 20, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the parlor at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter Maplewood Health to schedule an appointment. All presenting donors will receive a $5 Dunkin Donuts gift card and a $5 […]

WOHS blood drive collects collects 50 pints

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School’s second blood drive collected 50 pints of blood on April 30 and reached out to its large community to find a bone marrow donor for Gregory Elementary School second-grader Veronica DePauli. Veronica was first diagnosed with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis Type 2 in March of 2017 through genetic […]

Blood drive at Our Lady of Sorrows

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Attend a community blood drive to support hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York at Our Lady of Sorrows, 217 Prospect St. in South Orange, on Sunday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A complimentary cholesterol screening will be provided to all blood donors. To be a donor, you […]

Blood drive and bone marrow swab

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The American Red Cross will hold a “Be the Match Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Swab” on Friday, May 18, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at John P. Renna Jr. House, 10 Gaston St. in West Orange, in the senior recreation room. To schedule an appointment, register online at www.redcrossblood.org and […]

50th Maple Leaf Award recognizes community service

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, May 6, Joan Crystal, Cynthia Thompson and the Maplewood Garden Club will be honored as recipients of the Maple Leaf Award for volunteer and community service. “This year’s Maple Leaf Award recipients include relatively long-time residents of Maplewood,” Maple Leaf Awards Chairwoman Mary Devon O’Brien said in a press release. […]

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