Help Save Lives

Donate Blood

One pint of blood can save up to three lives.

Donate Blood

Carly - Blood Recipient

Carly, age 16 from Queens, was diagnosed with leukemia at age seven and had a relapse at age 12. She received many transfusions.

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Where to Donate

Donor centers in your neighborhood and almost 50 blood drives a day in NY, NJ and beyond.

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Donor Advantage Program

Each time you save lives by making a blood, platelet or plasma donation you’ll earn Advantage points redeemable for a wide variety of gifts or gift cards.

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Who You Help

There are lots of people alive today because of blood donors like you.

 

Can I Donate Blood?

Most people are eligible to donate life-saving blood.

 

Prepare to Donate

Donating is pretty easy…and we have some tips to make it even easier.

 

Know Your Blood Type

If you’re blood type is O-Negative, you’re a “Universal Donor,” because your blood can be transfused into anyone in an emergency.

Who You Help

Acacia Puleo, Blood Recipient

Acacia Puleo suffered from liver disease and needed daily blood transfusions to help save her life.

Lauren Young, Blood and Heart Recipient

Lauren Young is healthy today thanks to the donated blood that saved her life before and during her heart transplant surgery.

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