Discover the Reality of Blood Donation in America

Download the definitive guide to U.S. blood donation and public messaging, where you can explore over 40 verified statistics that offer crucial insights into America's blood supply and its donors. This guide is designed to provide the latest look at the state of blood donations, utilizing data from rigorously researched sources and expert input.

What percent of eligible U.S. population donates blood each year?
What percentage of whole blood donations in the U.S. come from minority donors?
What percentage of all whole blood donations in the U.S. are from first time donors?
What percentage of donors in the U.S. are female?

Verified Statistics on the Blood Supply and Donor Demographics

Explore the newly updated guide, featuring 40+ verified statistics on the blood supply, donor demographics, and the impact of COVID-19 on donations. Learn about the pivotal role of younger and diverse donors in ensuring the long-term stability of the U.S. blood supply.

Customizable Social Media and Infographics

This guide includes a collection of customizable social media graphics and infographics designed to effectively communicate vital statistics and engage audiences. These resources are fully editable, ensuring that you can easily share important information and raise awareness on various platforms.


America’s Blood Centers (ABC) and ADRP: The Association for Blood Donor Professionals thank the following groups for their support and involvement in developing this guide:

ABC Scientific, Medical, and Technical Committee

ADRP Marketing Resource Committee

A single donation can save multiple lives

ABC's community-based, independent blood centers supply 60 percent of the U.S. and a quarter of the Canadian blood supply. These blood centers serve more than 150 million people and provide blood products and services to more than 3,500 hospitals and healthcare facilities across North America.

Find your local community blood center now and help save lives!