Blood and Platelet Donations Needed

RWJBarnabas Health is continuing to make an urgent appeal for blood and platelet donations as it responds to a serious shortage at hospitals throughout the state.

RWJBarnabas Health is hosting several blood drives across the state this summer including the following:

  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

           Thursday, August 3, 2023 from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

            Auditorium “A” & Atrium

           195 Little Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

           Thursday, August 10, 2023 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

            Islami Auditorium Side B

            94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston NJ

  • New Brunswick Islamic Center

           Saturday, August 19, 2023 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


           1330 Livingston Avenue, North Brunswick, NJ 08902

  • IBEW Local

           Thursday, August 24, 2023 from 11:30 am. - 5:30 pm

           Training/Meeting Rooms

           1295 Livingston Avenue, North Brunswick, NJ 08902

  • Secaucus Police Dept & Comm.

           Saturday, August 26, 2023 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

           Secaucus Recreation Center

           1200 Koelle Blvd, Secaucus NJ

  • Monmouth Medical Center

           Tuesday, August 29, 2023 from 11:30 am - 5:30 pm

           Unterberg Learning Center

           300 2nd Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740

Free parking is available for all blood donors. Donors must be at least 16-years old (16 -year-olds require written parental consent) and weigh at least 110 pounds (120 pounds if 16-years old). Donors must also present photo identification at the time of donation.

To organize a blood drive in your community, please call Sally Wells at 732-558-4983 or email

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Questions? Contact Sally Wells

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