Who we are

Memorial Blood Centers has been saving and sustaining lives since 1948—and relies on the local community to donate blood to help ensure a safe and stable blood supply is available for area hospitals and other partners throughout the country. Memorial Blood Centers is a Minnesota-based, independent nonprofit and a division of New York Blood Center Enterprises (NYBCe)—a family of operating blood center divisions serving communities across the country.

Dedicated to the values of integrity, respect, synergy, service, and excellence, we are proud to be Minnesota’s largest community blood center that also draws from the strength of our affiliated state- and national-membership organizations, including America’s Blood CentersMinnesota Hospital Association (MHA), AABB (formerly American Association of Blood Banks), and Blood Centers of America—one of the largest collection and distribution systems in the U.S. With decades of experience, Memorial Blood Centers has been recognized as an industry leader for the discovery of multiple new blood group antigens, and is a recipient of the prestigious Minnesota Quality Award and the MHA’s Associate Member of the Year Award.  

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