Donate Blood

Give Blood. Give Life.

Blood donation is a community responsibility. While you're reading this, a local area patient needs blood. Our blood supply comes from caring donors like you. It takes about one hour of your time. When you give blood, it gives someone another smile, another hug, another chance. It is the gift of life.

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Where to Donate

Find a Community Blood Center near you, and schedule an appointment for your donation.

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Why Give Blood

Blood donation is a community responsibility. Since blood cannot be manufactured, the blood supply comes from caring donors like you.

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Who Can Donate

Are you wondering if you are eligible to donate blood? We answer your questions here, including medication and travel restrictions.

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The Donation Process

We have broken the donation process into 3 easy steps. Find out exactly what to expect before you arrive for your appointment.

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What Happens to Blood After Donation

After you donate blood, there are specific steps taken to ensure blood safety and the right patient receives your donation.

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Automated Donations

An automated donation is one in which your blood is separated into its different components during your donation instead of after.

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Student Donors

Depending on your age, you may be able to donate. Find out the requirements for students and how you can save a life in your community.

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Donor Health & Wellness

Blood plays a vital role in a person's health. Find out what medications and conditions may restrict your from donating blood.