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Central Ohio

Serving Columbus and 26 surrounding counties in the heart of Ohio

 

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Donor Stories

I give so often it is a habit.  Donating blood has become part of who I am. 
—Jill
 

About the Central Ohio Blood Services Region

The Central Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross serves 27 counties in central Ohio, headquartered in Columbus.  For more click here.

 

Partners for Life Diversity Program

The Partners for Life program is a community–based initiative with a mission to increase minority blood donor participation in Central Ohio to benefit local patients in need.   Click here for more.
 

American Red Cross Club at Ohio State

Students at The Ohio State University are helping the community through the American Red Cross Club at OSU.  For more information, click here

 

What's Happening

Come to give blood in September for icy cool gifts and prizes with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
 

News

September 18, 2017
Hispanic Heritage Month runs Sept. 15-Oct. 15    
September 15, 2017
  COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 2017) – The American Red Cross will honor Franklin County business and community groups for hosting blood drives throughout the past year at the 2017 Life Sharing Challenge Event. The event, held Sept. 21, will honor more than 70 organizations for their blood...
 

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Elementary and Middle School Programs

 
Through two youth programs for elementary and middle school, young students can learn about blood as a medicine, participate in a community service project, and be a hero to patients in need. Click here for more.
 

Ohio State vs. Michigan Blood Battle since 1982

Since 1982 students and fans of OSU and University of Michigan have battled to donate the most blood leading up to their anticipated football game each November.  For more information on this annual campaign, click here