Independent, not-for-profit blood centers.
An essential part of the nation’s healthcare system.

About Blood Donation

Whether you are a first time or life-long donor, find out more about the life-promoting gift of blood donation.

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Find a Blood Center

ABC member blood centers serve communities across the United States.

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Current National Blood Supply

View the latest data on the nation's blood supply of community blood centers.

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Explore ADRP

Be a part of an international community of donor services, marketing, and communication blood banking professionals.

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Member Resources

Tap into the power of collaboration through ABC’s networking platforms and benchmarking studies.

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ABC is committed to advancing public policies that promote safety, increase availability, and spur innovation.

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of blood collection

Independent blood centers collect more than half of the U.S. and 25% of the Canadian blood supply, serving more than 150 million people and 3,500 hospitals and healthcare facilities.

daily donations needed

33,000 blood donations are needed every day to meet patient needs. These donations are manufactured into life-saving blood therapies for acute care and ongoing disease management.


donor facilities

Independent blood centers operate more than 600 donor facilities, investing in the health of their local communities through research, disease management programs, and clinical expertise

Upcoming Events

2020 Summer Summit & Medical Director Workshop

July 21 - July 23
This meeting convenes thought leaders from across the globe to focus on the future of blood centers ...