ANNOUNCEMENT: Halloween Center Event 10/31/18.  Donate Blood, Save Lives, and Receive a T-Shirt as Thanks!  Plus-- Special Treats and a Costume Contest.  Join Us!

Reasons to Donate

Facts About Blood Donation

  • Over 200 units of blood and blood components are required daily to support the diverse communities we serve.
  • 38% of the United States population is eligible to donate blood but less than 10% actually do.
  • Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood.
  • There is no substitute for human blood.
  • Blood used for transfusions in hospitals only comes from generous volunteer blood donors.
  • If all blood donors donated just one more time per year, blood shortages would be rare.
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