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

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

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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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Rivals for Life»

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Each fall as Stanford and Cal battle it out on the football field, their respective blood banks have a competition of their own. Show your support for the Cardinal by donating at the “Rivals For Life” blood drive. This year's battle for blood takes place on Wednesday, November 19.

Cafe Scientifique»

J.D. Schramm

Have you ever noticed how some people seem to have a gift for storytelling? Learn some simple techniques to enable you to become an exceptional storyteller by joining us at our next Cafe Scientifique on November 19, at 7 pm, with
J.D. Schramm, MBA, EdD.

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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