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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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Memorial Day Hours»

Please note that all three centers will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 for the Memorial Day Holiday.


Memorial Day Movie Tickets»

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As a special thank you for for helping us save lives over the holiday weekend, we are offering one free Cinemark movie ticket to every donor who comes in from 5/27-5/31.

Jersey Mike's Free Subs»

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Donate at our Mountain View Center or a convenient mobile location in June and receive a coupon for a free regular sub sandwich at any Bay Area Jersey Mike's location!

Update on FDA's MSM Deferral Policy»

The FDA recently released final guidance regarding deferral criteria for men who have sex with men (MSM), changing its blood donation policy from an indefinite deferral to 12 months since the last sexual contact with another man. Read more about the final guidance.

SBC Stories.org»

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

Zika Virus Update»

Find the latest information on the Zika Virus here.


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