URGENT NEEDfor all blood types, especially Type O.Can you help?


For our community

When you give blood, you give hope to hospital patients in our community.


Play a critical role in the community

Cancer patients, trauma victims, and critically ill newborns depend on a stable blood supply.


Partnering to develop the next generation of leaders

More than 100 schools participate in our High School Program to build skills and earn scholarship funds.

Type O Blood

Ready in a time of need

Serving more than a dozen air ambulances, we ensure type O blood is available when it's needed most.

Chance to win basketball tickets

Give blood February 16–March 31 and be entered to win Minnesota Tinberwolves tickets!

Help save lives

Host a Blood Drive

When you partner with Memorial Blood Centers as a blood drive sponsor, you help save and sustain lives right here at home.

New donor & coordinator portals

Coming in spring 2020: better features and usability for donors and Blood Drive Coordinators!

Type O- Blood

O negative is the universal blood type, which means it can be given to anyone in need like trauma victims or preemie babies.

Right Type for Your Type

Every 2 seconds someone needs blood. Based on your blood type and where the need is greatest, there are many ways to give.



Save time and complete your health history questionnaire on the day of your donation from the privacy of your home or office.


Are you ready to help save lives?

38% of the U.S. population are eligible to give blood, yet only 7% do.



Join our mission of saving lives.