Give Blood, Give Life

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Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. Whether a patient receives whole blood, red cells, platelets, or plasma, this lifesaving care all starts with one person making a generous donation. You can be that person by taking a pledge for the Give Blood, Give Life Drive! Learn more about the types of blood donations and donor eligibility requirements at the bottom of this campaign page.

To participate in the Give Blood, Give Life Drive:

1. Take the pledge by clicking the “Pledge to Give Blood” button at the top right and filling in your information.
2. Schedule an appointment (must be on or before July 17) at your local blood donation center. Use one of these links to find your local blood donation center: or
3. Please respond to the follow-up survey you will receive by email within a week of taking the pledge. This survey will help us track and calculate the impact of our campaign. This information will be used for internal tracking purposes only and will not be shared with anyone else.  
4. Please consider spreading word about the Give Blood, Give Life Drive by sharing the link to this campaign page with your networks. The more pledgers, the more lives saved!

Types of Blood Donations:
1. Whole Blood Donation: most flexible type of blood donation; all blood types; takes about 1 hour
2. Power Red Donation: concentrated dose of red cells; takes about 1.5 hours
3. Platelet Donation: platelets; takes about 2.5-3 hours; can be donated every 7 days
4. Plasma Donation: plasma; takes about 1 hour and 15 minutes

Donor Eligibility Requirements: