Being an Educated Donor: What you Need to Know
First Time Donors
Is this your first time donating blood? Learn more about the donation process.
Are you afraid of needles? Many people share in your same fear. Learn about tips for working through your fear.
Have you traveled outside or lived outside the United States?
Tip: If you’ve studied abroad or participated in an Alternative Service Break trip, be sure to verify your eligibilty.
Curious about your blood type and what it means?
After the Donation
Have you ever wondered what happens to your blood once you have donated?
Still have questions? Visit the American Red Cross ‘Frequently Asked Questions‘ section of their website.