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Urgent need for blood donors

Blood donors are essential

We have a dangerously low supply of all blood types. If you are feeling healthy and well, please schedule your donation today.

Online scheduling upgrade

Saving lives just got easier!

Our Hero Hub portals have been upgraded to provide new features and improved usability for blood donors and coordinators.

Convalescent Plasma Donation

The fight against COVID-19

Memorial Blood Centers begins collection of convalescent plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 in efforts to help treat the virus.


COVID-19 and blood donation

MBC is committed to the safety of our donors, staff, and community partners. Get answers to your questions about donating right now.

Expanded hours

To increase capacity while maintaining social distancing, we have expanded hours at select donor centers.

Help save lives

Updated FDA Guidance

Updated FDA guidelines have reduced some deferral periods and may allow some previously deferred donors to now be eligible.

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.

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.

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.



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


Donor Survey

Tell us about your donation experience! Please have your donation number available, located on the back of your Donor Care Guide.


Are you ready to help save lives?

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