Strike out blood shortages and donate life-saving blood between Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 and Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 for your chance to win* a pair of tickets to attend one of the NLCS Home Games at Nationals Park.

Step up to the plate and donate!

Ideal Donation for your Blood Type

There are eight different blood types: O+, O-, A+, A-, B+, B-, AB+ and AB-.

 Each blood type has unique properties.  Find yours on the chart to learn more!

If you do not know your blood type, you can find out approximately three days after you donate with us, by calling 1-866-256-6372.


Please choose a donation type that matches up with your blood type in order to make a maximum impact in your community. If you have questions regarding why one donation type is more beneficial for your blood type, please call 1-866-256-6372.

Blood Type% of US PopulationBest Type of DonationsYou Can Give toYou Can Receive From
A+, AB+A+, A-, O+, O-
A-6%Double Red Cells
Whole Blood
A-, A+, AB-, AB+A-, O-
B+, AB+B+, B-, O+, O-
B-2%Double Red Cells
Whole Blood
B-, B+, AB-, AB+B-, O-
O+38%Double Red Cells
Whole Blood
O+, A+, B+, AB+O+, O-
O-7%Double Red Cells
Whole Blood
All Blood TypesO-
AB+All Blood Types
AB-, AB+AB-, A-, B-, O-

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