-Donations are needed to support blood centers impacted in Florida and the Southeast-
Town of Wallkill, NY: New York Blood Center (NYBC), one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in the world, will host a blood drive on Thursday, October 6 at Galleria at Crystal Run to help meet a need for blood donations in the region and throughout the country. The NYBC will be located on the lower level in front of JC Penney making it easier for shoppers to conveniently give the gift of life while shopping. Guests are encouraged to make an appointment online or by calling 800-933-2566.
- WHERE: Lower Level in front of JC Penney, 1 Galleria Drive, Middletown, NY 10941
- WHEN: Thursday, October 6 from 11AM-5PM
- WHO: Blood Donors, Volunteers, and New York Blood Center Representatives
- WHY: New York Blood Center (NYBC) is calling on New Yorkers to donate blood amid a catastrophic hurricane hitting the coast of Florida. Donations are needed locally and in anticipation of humanitarian efforts that will be necessary to support our southern neighbors. These donations are essential to maintaining a stable supply of blood and platelets in impacted regions, which can help save lives and ensure patient needs continue to be met throughout this difficult time.
“New Yorkers always step up for each other and now we must help Florida and the Southeast, a region that desperately needs our support,” said Andrea Cefarelli, Senior Vice President at New York Blood Center. “Now is a critical time to help those in need by making a blood donation, it’s easy and only takes one hour. This is a dire situation and every donation counts.”
“The Galleria at Crystal Run is proud to continue their ongoing partnership with the New York Blood Center to help our community, as well as the Southeast region during this time of need,” said Eric Price, General Manager at Galleria at Crystal Run. “Thank you to everyone who has made an appointment for the upcoming Blood Drive.”
About Galleria at Crystal Run
The Galleria at Crystal Run is the Hudson Valley’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment center and a community resource for all the tristate area. The center is anchored by Target, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and JC Penney, while offering more than 100 retail shops. The Galleria at Crystal Run offers 6 entertainment venues and 10 onsite eateries, such as AMC Theatres, Billy Beez, The Mystery Room, Urban Air Adventure Park, Ride & Thrill, Round 1 Bowling & Amusement, 110 Grill, Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, Peru Cuisine, and the new Allan’s Mediterranean Bar & Grill. The Galleria at Crystal Run is your destination to EAT. SHOP. PLAY. Additional information regarding the Galleria at Crystal Run can be found by visiting, www.galleriacrystalrun.com.
About Pyramid Management Group, LLC
Pyramid Management Group is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid’s portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 14 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.
About New York Blood Center
Founded in 1964, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is a nonprofit organization that is one of the largest independent, community-based blood centers in the world. NYBC, along with its operating divisions Community Blood Center of Kansas City, Missouri (CBC), Innovative Blood Resources (IBR), Blood Bank of Delmarva (BBD), and Rhode Island Blood Center (RIBC), collect approximately 4,000 units of blood products each day and serve local communities of more than 75 million people in the Tri-State area (NY, NJ, CT), Mid Atlantic area (PA, DE, MD, VA), Missouri and Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and Southern New England. NYBC and its operating divisions also provide a wide array of transfusion-related medical services to over 500 hospitals nationally, including Comprehensive Cell Solutions, the National Center for Blood Group Genomics, the National Cord Blood Program, and the Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, which — among other milestones — developed a practical screening method for hepatitis B as well as a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine, and a patented solvent detergent plasma process.