In partnership with the Northeast Chapter of the American Red Cross, the YMCA of Metro North is proud to announce its upcoming blood drive at the Torigian Family YMCA on April 28, 2024.

Cara Green, Executive Director of the Torigian Family YMCA, emphasized the critical need for community support, stating, “Now more than ever, we urge all healthy individuals to step forward and donate blood.”

Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. requires blood or platelets, and current blood supplies are alarmingly low. The Red Cross appeals to the Peabody community to join hands in this life-saving endeavor.

The blood drives are scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 28, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 259 Lynnfield Street in Peabody. Prospective donors can select from 58 available timeslots during each drive.

To schedule an appointment, donors can call 1-800-733-2767 or visit When prompted, enter the zip code: 01960 to locate the April 24th blood drive in Peabody.

Blood donors participating between at any Red Cross Blood Drive between April 8th and 28th will receive a $10 e-gift card to a merchant of their choice, courtesy of the Red Cross Blood Drive. Additionally, they will automatically be entered for a chance to win a $7,000 gift card, with two fortunate winners to be selected. Terms and conditions apply; for details, visit

Join us in making a life-saving difference. Donate blood and be a hero in someone’s story.