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American Red Cross Blood Drive | November 28, 2023

Empire State Plaza Concourse
American Red Cross Blood Drive | November 28, 2023

Details on the November 28 Blood Drive

The NYS Office of General Services is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on November 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  This event will take place at the Red Cross Donation Center in the Empire State Plaza Concourse.  

Please consider joining us as each donation counts! Each unit of blood can save up to three people. Blood products collected are delivered to patients in need to local hospitals, we thank you for your continued support.  

Tips for a successful donation:

1. Choose Iron rich foods leading up to your donation.

2. Hydrate! Drink plenty of water starting the day before your donation.

3. Get a good night's sleep to be well rested!

4. Do not skip meals! Eating 2 to 3 hours prior to your donation is key.

To schedule an appointment please email us at [email protected] or call 518-473-5282. You may also choose to register directly at (sponsor code – OGS). 

The Red Cross Donation Center is located on the Empire State Plaza Concourse between Logan’s Deli and Underground Nutrition. A map of the concourse can be found here for your quick reference. 

Thank you for your ongoing support!  


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November Incentive:

Donate blood between November 10-30 to receive a pair of officially licensed Elf and American Red Cross socks, while supplies lasts! Terms apply; visit