Donating blood is easy.

 Here’s what you need to know to get started.


Check out our list of eligibility requirements and qualifications here. And remember, eat a well-balanced meal prior to donating blood and drink plenty of water or non-caffeinated beverages.


Once you arrive, you’ll fill out the necessary paperwork, receive a short physical to ensure you are healthy enough for donation and then, a skilled phlebotomist will begin your donation.


After donating blood, we escort our donors to the canteen for cookies, assorted snacks and non-caffeinated beverages. You heard us right, cookies!

Looking for more blood donation information and resources?
Take a look at our Education Materials

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Ty's Story

Ty is a multi-unit blood and organ recipient. Blood transfusions were needed during his kidney and pancreas transplant surgeries sixteen years ago. Ty is doing well thanks to blood and organ donors.

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