11/01/2012 02:22 pm ET Updated Nov 02, 2012

Where To Give Blood In NYC: Hurricane Sandy Devastation Creates Urgent Need For Donations, Drive Locations

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, New York Blood Center is urgently looking for spaces where they can host blood drives, as many of the drives have been cut dramatically due to outages.

Anyone with information on possible locations is urged to contact Wade Zamechek of New York Blood Center at 917-319-1314 or

What they need:
  • Large public space to host blood drive
  • Assistance in getting the word to the public about blood drives in our area
  • Help getting the word out to elected officials and the media about our appeal

The following drives are being organized as of today:

Kingston Donor Center51 Albany Ave, Kingston, NY1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • IBM East Fishkill Donor Center2070 Rt 52, Bldg 320, Hopewell Junction, NY1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Elmsford Donor Center525 Executive Blvd., Elmsford, NY8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Upper East Side Donor Center310 E. 67th St., NYC9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • New York Blood Center- Westbury1200 Prospect Ave., Westbury, NY9:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Brooklyn Donor Center120 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY8:30 am to 8:00 pm
  • Staten Island Donor Center2791 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY12:30 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Rockville Centre Donor Center290 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre, NY 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
  • Lake Success Donor Center2500 Marcus Ave., Lake Success, NY7:30 am to 7:45 pm
  • Clark Rescue Squad875 Raritan Road, Clark, NJ12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Rutgers University- Davidson Hall104 Davidson Ave., Piscataway, NJ12:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Poughkeepsie Galleria Mall2001 South Road, Poughkeepsie10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Grant D. Morse Elementary School70 Harry Wells Road, Saugerties, NY 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Orange County30 Harriman Drive, Goshen, NY9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Sugar Loaf Engine Company1408 Kings Highway, Chester, NY10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Avon ProductsMidland & Peck Avenues, Rye, NY8:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • SUNY New Paltz- Student Union75 South Manheim Road, New Paltz, NY 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm