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All the blood drives of 2013 in one handy place. Find one that meets your busy schedule and make it happen. Your 8 minute blood donation will greatly impact 3 lives! How you ask? Long story short, blood is processed into 3 different "products", so your Red Cells go to a trauma victim, your Platelets to a cancer patient and your Plasma to a burn victim. Just imagine how good you'll feel about yourself after rescuing 3 lives.
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3100+ blood banks listed! Over 6800 comments from donors since 2005! Review the comments to know what to expect. Always call 1st and let us know if the number or location has changed. Leave a comment on your experiences to help others manage expectations :) This is our most popular feature of the site and should not be missed. Check out our Blood Donor Android App for mobile access to our directory.
This high quality blog is maintained by bestselling author Michael S. Williams. The focus is to provide in-depth articles and great videos about the blood industry. Our premise is that you can make about $300 a month donating plasma, and it's a real gateway into donating whole blood at Red Cross blood donation centers to save lives. So we like to promote plasma donation as great habit to start. Also, you can Submit Blood Center for a featured article and to be included in our master database.
This awesome new technology can freeze umbilical cord blood stem cells to repair you; truly fascinating medical advances meets science-fiction stuff. Here we talk about new trends and provide an honest look at many of the cordblood banks, there is BIG $$$ to be had in this new industry! We do this because its just plain cool...c'mon us blood donors need a little sci-fi escape too :)
This is a new directory of hospitals in the US that we are releasing. Built on the same engine as our blood bank directory. Enjoy reviewing your favorite hospitals!
Tuesday May 28, 2013 2:09 AM EDT
Blow your trumpets and prepare to roll up those sleeves this June 14, 2013 as the world will celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Blood Donor Day! It’s been 10 years of raising awareness of the need for safe blood … Continue reading
Friday May 24, 2013 6:32 AM EDT
A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Northern California Thursday night but authorities reported no injury or serious damage. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake’s epicenter was located 2 miles north-northeast of the town of Canyondam and it struck at … Continue reading
Tuesday May 21, 2013 5:41 AM EDT
At least 91 people, including 20 children, are dead after a monstrous tornado hit Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon. The most terribly hit city is Moore, specifically the Plaza Towers Elementary School where seven children had died. The National Weather … Continue reading
Thursday May 16, 2013 11:16 PM EDT
Hello Dear Readers! On our list of inspirations on community building and service, the Red Cross has always been on the top. Hailee and I usually mention the American Red Cross every time we promote blood donation and donor awareness … Continue reading
Wednesday May 1, 2013 9:52 PM EDT
When a rare blood disease hit Brandi Lewis five years ago, it robbed her of a healthy life and days of playing soccer. Like most patients stricken with aplastic anemia (AA), Brandi was feeling the effects of her red blood … Continue reading
Tuesday April 30, 2013 5:39 AM EDT
Heavy rains in Texas over the weekend caused huge power outrages in Houston and forced marchers in San Antonio’s Fiesta Flambeau parade to halt. Storms resulted to heavy rainfall and hail on the Greater Houston area while an annual parade in San … Continue reading
Wednesday April 17, 2013 5:44 AM EDT
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Iran-Pakistan border on Tuesday, it was so strong it killed 35 people in neighboring Pakistan and shook buildings as far away as India and Gulf Arab States. According to reports, there were 35 fatalities in … Continue reading
Tuesday April 16, 2013 4:13 AM EDT
April 15 is a state holiday in Massachusetts and Maine as they celebrate Patriots’ Day, but the supposed day of merrymaking turned out to be a day of chaos and terror for the athletes, spectators who were there and the … Continue reading
Tuesday April 2, 2013 11:13 PM EDT
Between 1991-1995, a plasmapheresis campaign was organized by the Henan provincial government in China to have residents give plasma in exchange for money. The campaign called ?Blood Plasma Economy? attracted over 3 million people, who were mostly peasants. The program’s … Continue reading
Tuesday April 2, 2013 11:06 PM EDT
April 2013 marks the 100th year of accomplishments for the American Cancer Society! Cancer patients, their families and communities have the reason to celebrate and be grateful for what this nationwide voluntary health organization has done for the country for a … Continue reading