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Join our Sickle Cell Donor Program

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease is the most common hereditary disease in the U.S., affecting approximately 100,000 Americans. Specially matched blood is often used for sickle cell patients in need.

REASON #197

A lot of things hurt—saving lives doesn’t have to.

The good news is if you can handle this, you can definitely handle donating blood—the easiest way to save up to three lives in an hour.

Childhood Cancer Awareness

Roll up your sleeve in honor of kids fighting cancer

Cancer patients like Lolo & Krew often rely on the generosity of volunteer blood donors to help save and sustain their lives throughout treatment.

COVID-19 AND BLOOD DONATION

Yes! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral for donating blood after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

The demand is constant.

Local hospitals rely on volunteer blood donors to give regularly. It's an easy way to help save lives.

Get involved

Updated FDA Guidance

Updated FDA guidelines have reduced some deferral periods and may allow some previously deferred donors to now be eligible.

Right Type for Your Type

Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. Based on your blood type and where the need is greatest, there are many ways to give.

Get together and volunteer

Being a volunteer has many rewards and is a great way to make an impact in the community.

 

iDonate℠

Save time and complete your health history questionnaire on the day of your donation.

 

Eligibility Guidelines

Are you ready to help save lives? Read eligibility guidelines to see if giving blood is right for you.

 

Donor Survey

Tell us about your donation experience! Please have your donation number available, located on the back of your Donor Care Guide.