Blood Donations Needed Due to Superstorm Sandy

A woman wearing a sticker that says "Be nice to me, I gave blood today!"
A simple donation here at home, can make a big difference.

Blood donations are needed due to Superstorm Sandy.

At least 16 states have had to cancel or postpone blood drives due to Sandy. That has caused a shortage of blood and platelets in blood banks nationwide.

There is reportedly a shortfall of nearly 12,000 units.