The U.S. is currently experiencing a severe shortage of blood. Consider being a blood donor. Blood donation is a safe and simple procedure. All donated blood products are carefully tested and then stored or shipped so they are ready for patients who need a blood transfusion.
Your donation can help save lives. Find a blood donation center near you.
Share with others the importance of blood donation & safety!
- Drop-in article: This pre-written article (available in English and Spanish) can be used in your newsletters, bulletins, blogs, or website. Or send to your local media for sharing during National Blood Donor Awareness Month.
- Social Media Resources: Share these resources on social media and tag us @BloodHealthEd on Twitter!
- Fact Sheets: Download or order print copies of these blood donation fact sheets.
- Video: Watch & share the "Protecting Our Blood Supply" video (available in English and Spanish) to learn about how blood keeps us alive and how donated blood is kept safe.
Learn more about the importance of blood donation, blood types, and how to donate blood.