Blood Drive by Long Island Latino Groups Slated for January 29 in Hempstead


Several Long Island groups that work on Latino issues will be organizing a blood drive in Hempstead on Saturday, January 29, from 10am-4pm.

Among the groups collaborating on the event are the Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, the Long Island Civic Participation Project, and The Workplace Project.

Here’s the info:

Latino Blood Drive

WHEN: Saturday, January 29, 10am-4pm

Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association
236 Main Street, Hempstead 11550

One pint of blood donation can save up to THREE lives. Your community and hospitals depend on you. Thank you for your time and love.

Requirements to donate blood:

—Weight at least 110 lbs.

—Be at least 17 years old. (16 year olds may join with a written permission from parents.) If you are over 76 years old, you can donate blood with a letter from your doctor.

—Be healthy.

—Present a document with a photo.

—Eat a full and healthy meal before you donate blood and drink plenty of water the night and morning before.

For more information please call: 516-292-2100 or 516-292-0007.

We will provide snacks and childcare.

Sponsored by: the Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, The Long Island Civic Participation Project, The Workplace Project, SEIU LOCAL 32BJ, LDFS-Workers United-SEIU, and the Long Island Blood Services.


Día de Donación de Sangre Latina

Sábado 29 de Enero, 10-4pm

Lugar: Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association
236 Main Street, Hempstead 11550

Una donación puede salvar hasta TRES vidas. Su comunidad y hospitales dependen de usted. Gracias por su tiempo y cariño.

Requisitos para donar sangre:

—Pesar por lo menos 110 libras.
—Tener por lo menos 17 años de edad. (O 16 años con el permiso escrito de sus padres.)
—Si tiene más de 76 años, puede donar presentando una carta de un médico.
—Estar en buenas condiciones de salud.
—Presentar un documento de identidad con su foto.
—Comer una comida sana y beber mucha agua antes de donar sangre.

Para más información, favor de llamar al: (516) 292-2100 o (516) 292-0007.

Refrescos y cuidado de niños estarán disponibles

Auspiciado por Hempstead Hispanic Civic Association, El Proyecto de Participación Cívica de Long Island, El Centro de Derechos Laborales, SEIU LOCAL 32BJ, LDFS-Workers United-SEIU y Long Island Blood Services.

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