About 328 million people currently live in the U.S. Each year, approximately 6.8 million people in the U.S donate blood. Annually, this adds up to about 13.6 million units of whole blood collected for donation in the U.S. The Red Cross provides about 40% of our nation’s blood and blood cell components to donors. Your blood donations are used for patients in need of surgery, cancer treatment and transfusions for blood loss from traumatic injuries.
Join the IACAA Network in pledging to make a life-saving blood donation this month at your local donation center. Help us ensure that the American Red Cross can continue to offer essential treatment to ensure the members of our community can life safe & healthy lives.