Info fax# 59 July 19, 2018

Brother in Need - Recently Retired 26 Year Veteran of Engine 157 Jimmy Martinez Needs Blood & Platelets

Jimmy is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. His treatment will require regular blood and platelet transfusions. Jimmy and his family would deeply appreciate your donation of blood and/or platelets and requests you ask others you know to donate. Donations not used by Jimmy will be released for use by other patients, many of whom are children.

To benefit Jimmy Martinez, all designated donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Please visit for complete information about donor eligibility and the donation process for blood or platelets.

Appointments are necessary - All blood types are acceptable

For answers to questions and to schedule an appointment that is convenient for you please contact:

Joe Licata - 212-639-8177
Manager, Blood Donor Program

The Blood Donor Room – 212-639-7648
1250 First Avenue (between 67th/68th Streets)
NYC - Schwartz Building lobby
Open Every Day
Fri Sat Sun Mon 8:30am - 3:00pm
Tues Wed Th 8:30am - 7:00pm

The process for donating whole blood takes approximately 1 hour.

The process for donating platelets takes about 2 ½ hours.

FREE Donor Parking - Somerset Parking Garage, 1365 York Avenue – Entrance on 72nd Street, N.W. Corner


Gerard Fitzgerald

Robert Eustace
Recording Secretary