BAYSTATE NOBLE HOSPITAL IS DROP-OFF LOCATION FOR FOOD AND TOY DRIVES
Baystate Noble Hospital is dedicated to giving back to the community it serves. On November 18th, they begin a month long Food and Toy Drive in an effort to assist Westfield-area families in need this holiday season.
Donation boxes are located in the Baystate Noble Hospital Café, front lobby and Blood Donor Center and donations may be dropped off Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 8:00pm. Donations will be delivered in December by Santa’s helpers from Baystate Noble Hospital to the Westfield Food Pantry and the Salvation Army to be distributed to local families.
Each year, a seasonal decline in blood donations often occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with family gatherings and travel. Baystate Noble Hospital is encouraging eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season.
If you would are interested in donating blood, the Baystate Noble Donor Center is open Thursday, November 19th 7am-3pm; Tuesday, November 24th 10am-6pm; Wednesday, December 2nd 10am-6pm; and Wednesday, December 30th 10am-6pm. Appointments and pre-registration are recommended; however, walk-ins are also welcome. To make an appointment, call the Blood Donor Center at (413) 794-4600.