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Community Blood Drive

Community Blood Drive

Posted by Tony on 3rd Apr 2020

The Made in America Store is teaming up with ConnectLife to help save lives in WNY

The Made in America Store is teaming up with the only community blood bank in WNY, ConnectLife, to hold a series of blood drives at the Store’s headquarters at 1000 W. Maple Ct., Elma, NY. The blood drives will be open to the public, by appointment only.All blood collected will be used to help save local patients in need at local hospitals.

Tuesday, April 14th on the ConnectLife Bus 10am-3pm

Wednesday, April 15th on the ConnectLife Bus 1:30pm-6:30pm

“It’s a privilege to offer our Elma HQ as a convenient and accessible location, just off the Maple Road exit of the 400/East Aurora Expressway, for the ConnectLife blood bus,” stated Mark Andol, founder and CEO of Made in America Store and General Welding & Fabricating at 991 Maple Road in Elma.

“I want to thank Gary Grote of the East Aurora Chamber of Commerce for keeping our chamber’s businesses in the loop -- via e-mail and social media -- of opportunities like these to serve the larger community of WNY,” Andol added.

All presenting donors will receive a t-shirt, and 10% off the day of their donation at The Made in America Store.

ConnectLife is the primary supplier of blood products for a majority of the hospitals across WNY. All of the blood donated to ConnectLife stays in your community, and each donor has the potential to save up to three lives.

To make an appointment to donate please visit or call 716.529.4270.

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Unyts is now ConnectLife! ConnectLife helps people help others. As a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization and community blood bank, we save and enhance lives through organ, eye, tissue and blood donations. Visit us online at or Facebook @weconnectlife.

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