TAPINTO – Hawthorne Muslim Community Hosts Red Cross Blood Drive
The local Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted a Red Cross blood drive in their Hawthorne community center Friday to help with the shortage of blood due to Covid-19.
HAWTHORNE, NJ – The local Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted a Red Cross blood drive in their Hawthorne community center Friday.
The North Jersey Chapter, which worships on Wagaraw Road, collected approximately 50 donations during the blood drive that lasted from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
“When COVID-19 started, the Red Cross reached out all over the United States saying there was a shortage of blood,” said Ahmed Khawaja, director of public affairs at the North Jersey Chapter. “We decided that we should reach out to the Red Cross and offer our location.”