To learn more
National organizations and Web sites*
American Red Cross
Toll-free number: 1-800-733-2767
Web site: www.redcross.org
Provides a locator service to find the Red Cross chapter or Blood Services region that serves you. A direct Web site for information on blood donation is www.givelife.org.
Has a complete listing of blood donor eligibility requirements at www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements/eligibility-criteria-alphabetical-listing.
America’s Blood Centers
Toll-free number: 1-888-US-BLOOD (1-888-872-5663)
Web site: www.americasblood.org
Has a listing of local ABC centers for donating blood; the Web site also offers general information about blood, blood donation, and blood use.
AABB (American Association of Blood Banks)
Web site: www.aabb.org
Sets standards, inspects, and accredits blood collection and transfusion facilities. The AABB Web site has a blood bank locator, and general information on blood, blood product donation, and transfusions.
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Last Medical Review: 09/27/2011
Last Revised: 09/27/2011