Blizzard Causes Blood Shortage

January 10, 2014 Updated Jan 10, 2014 at 9:16 AM EDT

By Desiree Wiley

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January 10, 2014 Updated Jan 10, 2014 at 9:16 AM EDT

The Buffalo blizzard forced Unyts to close all donations sites on Tuesday. Learn why they face blood shortages, which have them playing catch-up during these annually slow months.

Donors can visit any four of the fixed donation sites, to include:

Tonawanda Neighborhood Blood Donation Center
96 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Unyts Neighborhood Donation Center
110 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14203

Southgate Neighborhood Blood Donation Center
1000 Union Rd.
West Seneca, NY 14224

Eastern Hills Mall Neighborhood Donation Center
4545 Transit Rd.
Williamsville, NY 14221

For hours of operation and more about donation visit www.unyts.org.