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Blood Donor Center

Give Blood or Platelets. Give Life. Give Today. 

Did you know, our patients — most of whom are fighting cancer — rely on more than 37,000 units of blood and platelets each year for their survival? And every one of those units comes from people like you, family, friends and other caring people who want to make a difference.
 
Blood donations save lives every day at City of Hope. By becoming a donor, you'll be helping cancer patients going through the most challenging health crisis of their lives. A little of your time could mean a lifetime for another.
 
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Other Ways to Donate
Donate Blood to a Specific Patient

Family and friends can give blood and platelets directly to their loved one.

City of Hope patients — most of whom are fighting cancer — rely on more than 37,000 units of blood and platelets each year for their survival. And every one of those units comes from people like you — family, friends and other caring individuals who want to make a difference.

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Donate Today

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Follow the Blood

Blood and platelet donations save lives every day at City of Hope. Watch the fascinating process as our scientists prepare donations for transfusion.

Am I Eligible to Donate Blood or Platelets?

  • Travel to malaria risk areas are now deferred for three months instead of one year (contact us for a list of countries).
  • Possible HIV exposure is now deferred for three months instead of one year.
  • Some extensive European travel permanent deferrals have been removed.
  • Men who have had sex with other men are now deferred for three months instead of one year.

Learn More About Donor Qualifications

OPEN HOURS
Monday to Tuesday
9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday to Saturday
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Second Sunday of the month
7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
 
For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call us at 626-218-7171.

 

Find a Blood Drive In Your Community

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City of Hope's Blood Donor Center continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on our blood supply as well as that of other suppliers. There is no substitute for donated blood. During this critical time, City of Hope is requesting that if your company or organization has access to an inside location that we could use to set up blood collection, please consider contacting us to coordinate a possible inside set-up/blood drive. We are not taking our bus/bloodmobile unit into the community at this time.
 
During blood drives, we are following all Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines around physical distancing by maintaining 6 feet apart or more in between each donor bed, during registration and at our ‘cookie and juice station during postdonation. 

Please be aware that blood collection drives are not mass gatherings and individuals are not at risk of contracting COVID-19 through the blood donation process or via a blood transfusion.
Undergoing Transformation — Please Pardon Our Dust

City of Hope is transforming into the cancer campus of the future. Go to our Expanding Hope website  to learn about the expansion

 

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