You can help save a life by donating blood and platelets next Saturday in Toms River.

The drive will take place on October 5th from 9 am to 2:30 pm, at the RWJBarnabas Health Arena. Those who wish to attend are encouraged to make an appointment - this can be done by clicking here.

RWJ Barnabas Health Arena is reporting that there will be raffles for gift cards and tickets to upcoming RWJBarnabas Health Arena events, as well as giveaways for all who donate. Event organizers also remind attendees to bring photo ID to the blood drive, and to eat and drink before donating.