• Blood and platelet donation appointments still critically needed amid first-ever Red Cross blood crisis

    While there has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead to recover from its worst blood shortage in more than a decade.

  • National Blood Donor Month: Turn your day around by giving blood this January

    With the start of a new year, you, your friends, and family can make a big difference by pledging to give blood twice in 2022 to help save lives and in the process — you can turn your day around through this simple, essential, and lifesaving act.

  • Veterans, families, caregivers can boost blood supply, get $10 Amazon.com gift card

    Veterans, families and caregivers can help with lowest blood supply in more than a decade at this time of year and receive a gift card.

  • Veterans, families can donate blood to help critical shortage, receive $10 Amazon gift card

    Veterans and families who want to help the nation's critical blood shortage can also receive a $10 Amazon gift card in the process by donating.

  • Blood donation could earn Indianapolis 500 trip, gift card

    Those who come to give blood or platelets April 1-15 through the American Red Cross will automatically be entered to win a VIP trip for four to the 2022 Indianapolis 500®.

  • Donating blood to Red Cross can earn $5 Amazon.com gift card

    Blood donors who come to give this February at American Red Cross locations will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email, courtesy of Amazon.

  • FDA lifts ban based on European service blood donations

    Veterans! If you were ineligible to donate blood because of your military service in Europe, you may be eligible now. The FDA lifted that ban and blood is urgently needed now because of the pandemic.

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