UPDATE - Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria will permit donations by many donors previously deferred due to exposure Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (vCJD or Mad Cow Disease). Questions about this change? Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form.

Click here for our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) including information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on blood donation being permitted during Stay at Home directives. Click here for care provider and self-referrals for convalescent plasma donors for those that had a positive molecular test (also called PCR or polymerase chain reaction) and are fully recovered from COVID-19.  Email or call 833-610-1025 with questions.

facts about Sickle Cell Disease 

  • Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common hereditary disorder and currently affects over 100,000 Americans, predominantly people of African, Middle Eastern, Grecian, Indian, and Latin American descent. 
     
  • Sickle Cell disease causes the body to create abnormal hemoglobin and abnormally ‘sickle’ shaped red blood cells that causes pain and numerous health complication. 
     
  • Because of abnormal hemoglobin, red blood cells to stick together and create a ‘sickle’ shape, which causes pain and health complications. 
     
  • Although there is no cure for Sickle Cell Disease, blood transfusions (supplied exclusively by volunteer blood donors like you!) are a critical part of treatment.
     
  • Many times, blood transfusions can help relieve the pain and complications that occur during a sickle cell episode. 

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Current Donor Promotion

Donate blood at any of our Donor Centers or Mobile Blood Drive locations through November 8 and get your choice of $5 e-gift card OR retro-inspired t-shirt!

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As a loyalty member you'll collect points that can add up to some really great gifts. You can order these items with your points and they will ship directly to you for FREE. We have recently added NEW ways to earn! On January 1, 2020, we launched an updated Donor for Life rewards program designed to make helping patients as easy and rewarding as possible for blood donors.

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