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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Luis and family


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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News, Events & Promotions

The Grateful Life Tour is Back! »

New eDonor website preview

Our Popular Grateful Life Tour is Back!

Each of our donor centers will host a “tour stop” where donors can pick up a tie-dye T-shirt that shows everyone “giving is groovy.”

A New Look for SBC's Donor Website»

New eDonor website preview

SBC is delighted to announce our Donor website has a new look that is both easy on the eyes and easier to navigate.


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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