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Donate Blood and Receive FREE Marvel T-Shirt - July 22-Aug 16, 2020

Comic-Con’s Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive returns for year 44 with Virtual Blood Drive (and FREE Marvel Black Widow T-Shirt)!

Join us for the 44th Robert A. Heinlein (Virtual) Blood Drive July 22-August 16, 2020, and be a hero for a neighbor in need. This year, with Comic-Con going virtual, our annual blood drive is following (in our super suit).  

For the last 43 years, SCBB has become a mainstay at Comic-Con where eager fans in costumes meet their (super)heroes (and become superheroes when they donate blood). This year, we must adapt to the times of a global pandemic and we are ready for it. 

While ComicCon@Home will keep you entertained, we invite you to come on out and save some lives.

Visit any Southern California Blood Bank mobile drive during this timeframe and receive a limited-edition Marvel Black Widow T-shirt* (while supplies last).

Make an appointment at are required. 

Over the past 43 years, Comic-Con donors have given over 25,000 units of blood. We estimate that Comic-Con attendees have impacted more than 75,000 lives. 

* While supplies last. S-5XL sizes subject to availability. 


COVID-19 Information:  

  • Safety measures are in place. Centers and mobile blood drives are tightly controlled environments with a limited number of people gathering at one time. For questions about safety protocols and cleaning measures, please review our FAQs

  • All donors and staff are required to wear face coverings. 

  • See COVID-19 related deferrals, including exposure and travel deferrals.