Dangerously lowblood supply. Blood and platelet donors needed.Schedule now

November 20-30

Jump start the giving season and give blood!

Thanks to the generosity of the Minnesota Timberwolves, donors who present at a donor center will receive a free pair of game tickets.

#JustMyType Challenge

Dr. Oz Helps Raise Awareness of the National Blood Shortage

As recently aired on the Dr. Oz show, Dr. Oz challenges viewers to give blood and bring their “plus one” to help with the national crisis. Join the challenge today!

Urgent need

Help keep the shelves stocked

Memorial Blood Centers has a dangerously low blood supply, especially type O negative and B negative. Help ensure blood is available for patients in need.


A lot of things hurt—saving lives doesn’t have to.

The good news is if you can handle this, you can definitely handle donating blood—the easiest way to save up to three lives in an hour.


Yes! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral for donating blood after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

The demand is constant.

Local hospitals rely on volunteer blood donors to give regularly. It's an easy way to help save lives.

Help save lives

Be a holiday hero

Warm up with extra points when you donate platelets three times this holiday season.

Updated FDA Guidance

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

Donor Days

Donor Day celebrations bring together a group of people to donate blood at a Memorial Blood Centers donor center.

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.

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.