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Need for Blood

Our Impact

Community Connections

We are deeply connected to the communities we serve and the many donors, hospitals, blood drive chairpersons, and community and corporate supporters who are central to helping fulfill our lifesaving mission.


Little Doctors Program

NYBC's Little Doctors Program brings students together to learn about volunteerism, community service, and the science of blood by organizing community blood drives. 


LFKRI Summer Internship Program

Lena Golick participated in  NYBC's Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute Summer Internship Program, designed to provide college students with hands-on experience at a world-renowned research institution.


Recipient Stories

Acacia Puleo, Blood Recipient

Acacia Puleo suffered from liver disease and needed daily blood transfusions to help save her life.


Jennifer Lentini, Blood and Heart Recipient

At age 13, Jennifer Lentini required many blood transfusions as a heart transplant surgery patient.


Lauren Shields, Blood and Heart Recipient

A virus attacked Lauren Shields' heart and she required multiple blood transfusions to survive.


Lauren Young, Blood and Heart Recipient

Lauren Young is healthy today thanks to the donated blood that saved her life before and during her heart transplant surgery.


Donor Stories

Michael O'Hara, Blood Donor

Dedicated blood hero Michael O'Hara is thankful to be able to give life through blood, platelet, and plasma donation.

Partner Stories - Collaboration with Healthcare and Business

Melissa Cushing, M.D., Director of Cellular Therapy and Transfusion Medicine

Melissa Cushing, M.D., of New York Presbyterian Hospital is one of many hospital leaders we partner with to provide the highest quality blood products and services to meet critical patient needs.