The 5th annual Andrew’s Army Blood Drive and Basket Raffle to benefit Upstate New York Transplant Services (Unyts) is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Alden High School from 8 am-3 pm. You need not donate blood to attend the raffle.

You can make an appointment to donate blood by visiting

If interested in donating a basket raffle item, you may drop it off at the Alden Advertiser (13200 Broadway) or contact the Gramza family 572-3672/ There are typically close to 200 baskets that appeal to all ages and include a variety of gift certificates for local businesses.