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 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:

How You Can Help

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Thanks for Giving»

Thanks for Giving luggage tag

11/24-12/6: Turkey time is fast approaching but don't let blood donation slip off the to-do list! To thank each donor this Thanksgiving, we’re offering an SBC luggage tag, which will come in handy during holiday travel.

Give Good»

2014 Give Good Logo

12/15-12/28: Each winter, we partner with a new community organization to help blood donations go even further during the critical holiday season. This year, we've partnered with BayKids Studios, an organization whose mission is to help children heal through the art of filmmaking.

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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