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White Plains Hospital Partners With Greenburgh Hebrew Center for Annual Blood Drive

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (January 5, 2014)— The Greenburgh Hebrew Center (GHC) of Dobbs Ferry is hosting its annual community Blood Drive on Sunday, February 1, 2015 from 9 am – 1 pm. GHC proudly continues its partnership with White Plains Hospital, a leader in exceptional medical care.

All eligible donors, 16 years old and over are welcome to participate. Donors under the age of 18 must have parental consent. Consent forms may be downloaded by clicking here. Potential donors are encouraged to make an appointment by emailing blooddrive@g-h-c.org. Walk-ins are welcome too. Please remember to bring identification.

Refreshments will be offered for all eligible donors once they have completed their donation.

The White Plains Hospital Blood Bank is coordinating this blood drive and is available at 914-681-1056 to answer any questions regarding eligibility. “Giving blood is a great way for your organization, business, or House of Worship to make a positive contribution to the community. Our team of professionals are always happy to come out to your location and help you organize and perform an on-site blood drive such as this one,” said Jodi Creed, BS, BB (ASCP), Blood Donor Recruitment Coordinator at White Plains Hospital.

For additional information, please contact the synagogue office at 914-693-4260 or send an email to Dr. Andrew Goldstein at blooddrive@g-h-c.org. For directions check the web site at www.g-h-c.org.

About White Plains Hospital

White Plains Hospital (WPH) is a 292-bed not-for-profit health care organization with the primary mission of providing exceptional acute and preventive medical care to all people who live in, work in or visit Westchester County and its surrounding areas. Centers of Excellence include the Dickstein Cancer Center, The William & Sylvia Silberstein Neonatal & Maternity Center and The Ruth and Jerome A. Siegel Stroke Center. The Hospital’s Flanzer Emergency Department is the busiest in Westchester County, seeing over 55,000 visits a year. White Plains Hospital is the only community hospital in Westchester County currently performing lifesaving emergency & elective angioplasty in its Joan and Alan Herfort, M.D. Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and earned its recognition as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures® in 2013. The Hospital is also an eleven-time winner of the Consumer Choice Award, an honor given to the nation’s top hospitals by the National Research Corporation, and received Magnet® designation in 2012 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In 2014 White Plains Hospital received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades®, given to only 5% of hospitals nationwide. For additional information, visit http://www.wphospital.org/.


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