College, in conjunction with the Nassau University Medical Center,
invites members of the community to make a blood donation during its
Thanksgiving blood drive, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Physical Plant Building cafeteria.
NCC, along with Nassau University Medical Center, hopes to supply a
substantial percentage of our area’s ongoing need for blood products.
The drive also reflects the college’s six times a year effort to
encourage all able individuals to participate in this vital activity.
Dr. Arthur Friedman, co-chair of the NCC Blood Drive Task Force, states,
“Through our educational efforts to increase the number of blood
donors, and our own contributions, the College hopes we will help meet a
substantial level of the community's blood needs. We look forward to
working in partnership with community residents in this much needed
Make an appointment to give blood by calling Dr. Friedman or Barbara Vollmer at 516-572-7883,
or just stop in on Nov. 15 and say, “I want to be a blood
The donation process takes less than an hour and refreshments
will be served to participants. NCC’s Thanksgiving blood drive is
sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society (evening division), the
Engineering Society of Nassau Community College and the Society of Women
Blood donors must be at least 17 years old and in good health. Donors
should come with some photo identification. Although small snacks will
be provided, we also ask that donors eat before donating.