Community Medical Center in Toms River, part of the RWJ Barnabas Health System, will host a blood drive this week and the need for blood has never been greater.

The event takes place Wednesday, August 21st from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Community Medical Center Auditorium "A & B" Main level.

For more information Call 732-235-8100 or

All donors will receive a $5 Starbuck's Gift Card, an American Blood Donor tee shirt or branded tote and be entered to win a $50 Gift Card.

Platelet donors will also receive a $20 Shoprite card.

There will be free parking for all donors.

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