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Are You Eligible to Give Blood?
Traveling to Mexico? Have tattoos... sniffles... diabetes? Learn how these things and more affect your eligibility to become a blood donor.
Online Scheduling Downtime
Attention: Online appointment scheduling will be temporarily unavailable for scheduled maintenance from Saturday, December 7 at 9:00 pm EST until Sunday, December 8 at 5:00 am EST.
To make a blood donation appointment, please call
1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Blood drive coordinators can contact their donor recruitment representative for assistance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
All About Blood Donation
Click on a step below to learn about the donation process or learn about platelet apheresis.
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Why I Give
I've given six times since I was 16 and able to do so. I give for you, I give for me. I give for those who need... Read more
10 Gallon donor continues to give blood
I wanted to donate blood at 17 against my HS Volleyball Coach's wishes who said if I donated blood that day, I would... Read more
How will YOU spend your birthday?
This is Vern...he is 97 today. He is the oldest active platelet in the nation. He spent his birthday in a chair with... Read more