Whole Blood Details

The most common type of donation is a whole-blood donation. During a whole-blood donation all parts of the blood are collected simultaneously, or as a whole, from your arm vein and transferred into a bag specially designed to store blood.

A Whole Blood Donation Is The Ideal Donation:

If the ideal donation/technology is not available.

How Long Does It Take?

A whole-blood donation takes about 1 hour to complete from registration to canteen. This time can vary based on the donor.

How Often Can I Donate Whole Blood?

You can donate whole blood every 8 weeks, or 56 days.

Why Donate Whole Blood?

Giving a whole-blood donation is an easy, convenient way to make a lifesaving difference in your community. In an hour’s time, you could give someone a lifetime!

In That Short Amount Of Time, Your Single, Whole-Blood Donation Can Assist Multiple Patients In Our Community. 

Donor Benefits

FEEL GOOD FACTOR: You can leave knowing that you just helped save at least one person’s life!


All volunteer whole-blood donors must:

All 15- and 16-year-olds require parental consent prior to donating.