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Kids Escaping Drugs - March Blood & Platelet Drive

KED sponsors Blood & Platelet Drive in honor of local young woman.
Credit: Kids Escaping Drugs

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Kids Escaping Drugs is sponsoring a Blood and Platelet Drive for the month of March.  This year KED is partnering with the Donation Center at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, in honor of Sarah Cook, a young woman currently in treatment for acute myeloid leukemia. 

Credit: KED

During the month of March, KED invites you to consider signing up to donate blood or platelets. All donations stay at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and support a critical need with their patients!

Roswell is in desperate need of platelet donors from ALL blood types. Platelet donations are a similar process to blood donations and take two hours to donate.

Roswell is ONLY accepting blood donors from the following blood types: O-, O+, B-, and B+. Roswell sources third-party organizations for the other blood types to meet their high demand. Because of their sourcing, they do not need donations from A+, A-, AB+, or AB-. 

For those interested see instructions below: 

 1) Click here to fill out the prescreen form. 

2) After filling out the form, you will be contacted by a Roswell staff member to set up an appointment.

3) Arrive on-site at Roswell during your scheduled appointment and give your donation. It’s as simple as that!

Please reach out if you have any questions or concerns contact KED,  716-827-9462 or somicioli@ked.org.