URGENT NEEDAll types needed, especially Type O-.Schedule Now


Help replenish our supplies

If you are healthy and well, please donate. Type O, Rh negative, and platelet donors are especially needed.

March 1-31

Donate for a chance to win!

All presenting donors will have a chance to win a gift card for your choice of Apple or Beats earbuds. Winners weekly.

March 1-25

Give blood for a chance to win Timberwolves tickets!

All presenting donors are automatically entered to win one grand prize of four Timberwolves courtside tickets.

Thursday, March 23

KARE 11 Spring Blood Drive

KARE 11 and Memorial Blood Centers are teaming up to help save lives. Join us at Minneapolis Marriott West for a chance to win Hamilton tickets!

We've moved!

New donor center now open

Memorial Blood Centers opened its newest donor center in Richfield, replacing the existing Bloomington donor center.

FDA Lifts CJD Deferral

Welcome Back, New & Former Donors!

The deferral for potential exposure to Mad Cow Disease (vCJD) has been lifted! Those who spent time in the UK, France or Ireland may now be eligible to donate.

Join our team

Make a lifesaving difference in your community

Do you want a career you'll love and be proud of? Join the team at Memorial Blood Centers! We’re looking for enthusiastic candidates for phlebotomy and laboratory careers.

COVID-19 and Blood Donation

Giving blood is safe and essential

Blood is a critical component of emergency preparedness because it’s perishable and the supply must be constantly replenished.

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

Help those living with sickle cell

Sickle cell disease is hereditary, and those living with it often need frequent blood transfusions when complications occur.

Give to the Max Day

Thanks to your generosity, Memorial Blood Centers raised $3,800 in support of our lifesaving mission.

Partnering close to home

Cookie Cart provides tasty treats in our Metro-area donor centers while supporting educational opportunities and job training to local teens.

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.