Before You Donate Blood

Blood Donation and COVID-19

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Your Gift Saves Lives

Southern California Blood Bank must collect hundreds of units of blood each day to meet the needs of local patients who are battling life-threatening blood disorders like aplastic anemia, sickle cell anemia and leukemia as well as patients battling cancers, suffering from trauma like burns or accidents, and even complications from childbirth. One pint of blood can save up to three livesSchedule your appointment to donate blood.

Community Impact 

Because of blood donors, Southern California patients from Los Angeles all the way to San Diego's International border are given a second chance at life. Read stories from our Team Survivor patients and their families of overcoming and treating illness and trauma with lifesaving blood transfusions. Blood connects us all. Schedule your appointment to donate blood.

Blood Donors Are the Guardians of the Community

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