Connecting Communities,
Improving Healthcare, Changing Lives

America's Blood Centers is the national association of independent, community blood centers dedicated to providing a safe and available blood supply for every patient in need.

Association News

Hospital OPPS Blood Reimbursement Reform Requested

Blood Reimbursement Reform Requested from CMS

Promoting Awareness of New Eligibility Criteria

Expanding Access to Blood Products

Blood Transfusions and Hospice

Trends Impacting the Nation’s Blood Supply

Expanding Donor Diversity is Critical to Patient Care

ABC Newsletter

Blood Supply Surge Capacity Recommendations Proposed

Laboratory Workforce Letter Supported by ABC

2021 NBCUS Supplemental Data Published

Group O Whole Blood in Military Ground Ambulances

Source Plasma Donation Frequency Effects Studied

Introducing ABC WELC and Council of States

Vitalant Unveils Innovation Center

Our Advocacy Priorities

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

Latest Resources

No matter who you are - from a member blood center employee to the media to a current or future blood donor - we provide the information and educational tools you need.

Vein to Vein: The Science of Blood Donation, a High School Education Program
U.S. Blood Donation Statistics and Public Messaging Guide

Upcoming Events

Connect, share, learn, network, and discover at America's Blood Centers meetings, workshops, and events.


Our member blood centers are located in 45 states and Quebec, Canada.

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

Our members are working to help bring in the 33,000 blood donations that are needed every day to meet patient needs. These lifesaving donations support everything from acute care to 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.


We collaborate with many organizations who help strengthen the blood supply and promote blood donation including: