July 31, 2018

Contact: Sarah Diina,  



Alden Community Blood Drive for Unyts


The Alden community is teaming up with Andrew’s Army and Unyts to ensure that blood products are available for patients in need this summer. The demand for blood tends to outpace supply during the summer season, but Western New Yorkers have an opportunity to change that trend at an upcoming Unyts blood drive.


On Monday, August 13th the blood drive will run from 2:00pm-7:00pm at Alden High School in the auditorium.  All presenting donors will receive a free t-shirt.


The Alden community has been so supportive of the blood drive, and many different people are pitching in to help make sure it is a success- Andrew’s Army and the Gramza Family, Alden High School, Alden Advertiser, and Crittenden Fire.


To schedule an appointment to donate blood, please contact Unyts at 716-512-7940, or you can sign up online at and click on Donate Blood. Walk-ins always welcome!





*As of January 1, 2012, Unyts operates under, d/b/a Unyts, WNY’s only Organ, Eye, Tissue and Community Blood Center. The organization is no longer Upstate NY Transplant Services.