Severe winter weather has forced the cancellation of blood drives and closure of donation centers in parts of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Hundreds of blood and platelet donations have gone uncollected. If you are in an area where it is safe to travel, please schedule to donate now.
Did you know that based on your blood type and patient needs there is a "right" type blood donation for everyone? It’s true. Whether you give Whole Blood or Power Red, Platelets or Plasma, giving the right donation for your blood type ensures the best use of your lifesaving gift.
New to blood donation?
We answer the most frequently asked questions in the new Be a Hero Donor Guide. Enter your information to learn the truth about some blood donation myths and how you can help patients.