June 14th – Free T-Shirt Giveaway

World Blood Donor Day Tshirt Graphic

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We may not be experiencing the summer weather quite yet, but we are already seeing a significant drop in blood donations. As the need for lifesaving blood tends to increase during the summer months, this puts us at risk of not being able to support our local hospitals. We need your help to prevent this, before emergency hits.

In honor of World Blood Donor Day, we will be handing out Limited Edition CJBC T-Shirts to all donors who schedule appointments and donate a blood products (Whole Blood, RCO, Plasma and Platelets) during the dates outlined below.  The T-Shirts are only available while supplies last, so hurry in!

Due to varied hours at each of our locations, we have extended this promotion at certain centers. Please see below for promotion dates. 

Shrewsbury: Wednesday, June 14th and Thursday, June 15th

Howell: Wednesday, June 14th and Thursday, June 15th

Toms River: Friday June 16th and Saturday June 17th

In an effort to ensure a stable blood supply for our region during this critical time, we ask that you please schedule your next donation appointment as soon as possible. We will be launching a Refer a Friend program on World Blood Donor Day; for every new donor that you refer to CJBC, you will receive a $10 Amazon Card. The individual who was referred will also receive a $10 Amazon Card. Please note, the cards will be mailed out within 2-3 weeks of the donation. Make sure to ask for extra referral flyers at the front desk!

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1-888-71-BLOOD (1-888-712-5663).

 UNDERSTANDING THE NEED FOR ONGOING BLOOD DONATION

Each year, 4.5 million Americans would die without blood transfusions. Every two seconds, someone needs blood and car accident victims can require red blood cell transfusions of 50 units or more. Children being treated for cancer, premature infants and children having heart surgery need blood and platelets from donors of all types. Some patients with complications from severe sickle cell disease receive blood transfusions every month — up to four units at a time. A patient could also be forced to pass up a lifesaving organ if enough compatible blood is not available to support the transplant.

If people gave blood just one more time each year, could these shortages be prevented?

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