The NY Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical blood shortage.

Please consider donating blood at the upcoming CSI Blood Drive on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 1:30pm to 8:30pm at the Staten Island Donor Center, 2791 Richmond Avenue, sponsored by Health and Wellness Services.

Although our annual fall blood drive is not being held on the CSI campus this semester, NY Blood Center is still counting on our CSI community. As a thank you, all donors will receive a free t-shirt.

Sign-up online, call/text Jenn at 516.477.5872, or email

Please remember to eat, drink, and bring your donor ID card or ID with name and photo.

Donors’ temperatures will be taken prior to being allowed to start the donation process.

Donors must wear face covering.

Donors must be 14 days symptom free if recovered from COVID-19.

Donors may NOT donate if they have a positive diagnostic test or experience symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days.

Donors may NOT donate if they are currently on self-quarantine restrictions.

By CSI Student Affairs