URGENT NEED for ALL DONATIONS & BLOOD TYPES especially Type O, AB and all types for Platelets. Click here to schedule your donation and help spread the wordThere is no deferral for COVID-19 vaccinations currently being administered in the U.S. and donors are not required to show status. Learn more about our donor eligibility and Coronavirus Pandemic Response. Face masks and appointments are required. Same-day appointments can be made, call 800-747-5401.  

We have a new name, ImpactLife, that better reflects our mission. Read more about our evolution here: www.bloodcenter.org/impactlife 

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  25 percent of the blood supply goes to cancer patients    Pediatric Patients use about 1800 units every day  

  1 in 3 African American blood donors are a match for a sickle cell patient     1 in 13 African Americans has sickle cell trait
 

Source - U.S. Blood Donation Statistics and Public Messaging Guide, May 2022

Lifecycle of a Blood Product: From Donor to Patient

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