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NY Blood Drive- Please Help Us!

Our dear talmid, Raffi Leicht ('06-'07) is in treatment for Lymphoma at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), and will need blood and or platelet transfusions over the course of the next several months.

His blood type is A+. Anyone with A+, A-, O+ or O- is a match for Raffi, but all donations are sincerely appreciated. For platelet donations, blood type does not need to match.

You may also donate blood to the general supply at any time at the MSKCC Blood Donor Program: Blood Donor Room, Schwartz Building Lobby, 1250 First Avenue, between 67th & 68th Streets, 212-639-8177, 212-639-7643, .

When you donate, tell them that Raphael Leicht sent you and this will ensure that your donation goes into Raffi's account. However, donors on our list would be designating blood or platelets for Raffi specifically and will be scheduled by the family as needed.

If you might be available to donate, please email Raffi's brother, Zak - with your name, phone number and email address; include your blood type, if you know it.