The Hudson Police Department will be sponsoring the 49th Semi-Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Hudson Community Center on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 12:00 pm (noon) until 7:00 pm.

The 49th drive will be serving a variety of food from many area restaurants and stores.  After donating, replenish your body with food selections provided by: Uno’s Chicago Grill (Amherst Street, Nashua), T-Bones, Green Tea Restaurant, Rocco’s Bar & Grill, Bill Cahill’s Super Subs, Hudson House of Pizza, Sam’s Club, Wrap Shak (of Londonderry), Bob’s Pizza and more!

As a token of our appreciation, donors will receive a coupon for: one small blizzard from the Hudson Dairy Queen and one chicken sandwich from Chick-fil-A.  Each donor will also receive a Hudson Police/American Red Cross short sleeved t-shirt (while supplies last). The first 100 donors will receive a free carnation, compliments of Anne’s Country Florals in Hudson.

In addition, all donors will be given the chance to win an automatic car starter donated by GS Audiowurks of Hudson.

All eligible donors have to be at least 17 years old, weighing 110 pounds or more and feeling in good health. First time donors are welcome!  If you have any questions about donating blood, please contact the American Red Cross Blood Services of New England at 1-800-262-2660 or visit   For information about the drive call Jamie Iskra at the Hudson Police Department at (603) 816-2236 or email

Please be advised that if you plan to donate blood, appointments are recommended.  Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit to schedule your appointment today!