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.
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.
Cancer patients like Lolo & Krew often rely on the generosity of volunteer blood donors to help save and sustain their lives throughout treatment.
In most cases, there is no deferral for donating blood after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Local hospitals rely on volunteer blood donors to give regularly. It's an easy way to help save lives.
Updated FDA guidelines have reduced some deferral periods and may allow some previously deferred donors to now be eligible.
Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. Based on your blood type and where the need is greatest, there are many ways to give.
Being a volunteer has many rewards and is a great way to make an impact in the community.
Save time and complete your health history questionnaire on the day of your donation.
Are you ready to help save lives? Read eligibility guidelines to see if giving blood is right for you.
Tell us about your donation experience! Please have your donation number available, located on the back of your Donor Care Guide.