Adam Joseph donates blood for second time at Red Cross blood drive

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Adam Joseph donates blood for second time at Red Cross blood drive
You can also help save lives at the 6abc Philly Blood Drive on March 27, 2024, in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- 6abc Action News meteorologist Adam Joseph has become an advocate for donating blood ever since the revision of guidelines that make it possible for the LGBTQ+ community to make such a difference.

The 6abc Philly Blood Drive with the Red Cross takes place in Philadelphia and New Jersey on March 27th, 2024.

Adam decided to donate early since he will be out of town.

Watch the video above to see Adam's experience donating blood at a recent Red Cross blood drive on the campus of Villanova University.

6abc Philly Blood Drive
Wednesday, March 27, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Two Locations!

Courtyard by Marriott
4100 Presidential Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19131

New Jersey
Collingswood Grand Ballroom
315 White Horse Pike
Collingswood, NJ 08107

Click Here to schedule an appointment or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.

How to donate blood

Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information.

Use sponsor code "6abc." All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age(16 with parental consent in PA and DE), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at or use the Blood Donor App.