We work together with volunteer donors to provide a lifesaving resource to patients in need. To schedule an appointment for blood donation, use our online scheduling system or call us at (800) 747-5401 to find a Donor Center or mobile blood drive near you.
Blood donation is a safe, simple procedure that takes about 45 minutes to one hour. An identification card or MVRBC Donor Card is required to donate. Potential donors must be in good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be at least 17 years old. Potential donors may be 16 years old and donate, but must present MVRBC's signed parental consent form for 16-year old donors or click here for parental consent form in Spanish). For more detailed information on donor eligibility, please click here.
Our web site also features information on the process of giving blood, automated donation procedures and other ways to help patients, such as registering for organ and tissue donation. To learn more about these topics, please use the menu at left.