Blood Center
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Your community blood bank
since 1978

Three ways you can help:
-Host a center blood drive
-Make a financial gift

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SBC stories

SBC LogoAt Stanford Blood Center, we provide hope for the future: teaching tomorrow's leaders in transfusion medicine, researching to unlock mysteries inherent in blood, and connecting donors to patients every day.

Today's Blood Need


Did you know...?

About every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. That means, this many people have needed blood since you arrived here:

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Spring Break Movie Ticket Giveaway»


Whether you enjoy the occasional fun escape from everyday life or plan to watch all the summer blockbusters, we’d like you to see a movie on us. Learn more about this special thank-you to donors.


2014 Give Good Logo

We created a new website dedicated to sharing our blood donors’ stories and the many reasons they donate blood. Visit today and be inspired.

FDA Statement on MSM Deferral Policy»

The FDA recently issued a statement about blood donor deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more about the statement and how it impacts SBC.

Statement on Ebola»

Stanford Blood Center staff continues to use universal precautions related to blood safety. For additional information regarding Ebola, please visit

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