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Red Cross blood drives at LBL:

Registration is open for our next drive!

NOTE ADJUSTED TIMES:

Monday, January 28th 8am-3pm
Tuesday, January 29th 7am-3pm

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     Building 2
Conference Room 100B 

 

Upcoming LBL Blood Drives

Drive Date

Time

Location

Tuesday & Friday: 25 & 28 March 2008

7am-3pm

2-100B

Wednesday & Thursday: 21 & 22 May 2008

7am-3pm

2-100B

Monday & Tuesday: 21 & 22 July 2008

7am-3pm

2-100B

 

 


LBL's Philanthropy Club is proud to sponsor indoor blood drives!

These drives are held in Building 2, room 100B. Please check this site for updates.


Together, We Can Save A Life

In the past 60 seconds, at least 30 people across the U.S. have received blood transfusions. Every 2 seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.

When you donate blood, your unit of blood will go from the donation area to the Red Cross lab in Oakland. That night, your bar-coded test tubes will be flown from Oakland to the regional testing laboratory in Portland, Oregon.

When your blood has been tested and cleared for release by the Portland lab (in about 2 to 3 days), your unit of blood will be released from the Oakland Center and delivered to a local Bay Area hospital.

At the hospital, your blood will be used for a patient in need -- a teenager receiving a monthly transfusion to combat sick-cell anemia, a heart by-pass surgery patient, an accident victim who is hemorrhaging, a pre-mature infant, or perhaps a cancer patient who needs platelets.

Only 3% of eligible Bay Area residents are currently donating blood. Because of people who donate blood, more than 450 Bay Area residents are receiving life-saving blood each day, 365 days a year. Please consider setting aside time to be part of this life-saving work.


picture of the blood drive busMaking an Appointment

To make an appointment, click here and login.
Make sure LBL is listed as the "sponsor code".
(because this is a "private drive", it will not be listed without this sponsor code.)

Summary

  • Giving blood is easy, safe and takes approximately one hour.
  • Most healthy people who are at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds are eligible to donate blood every 56 days.
  • Donors must bring appropriate identification such as a driver's license or an American Red Cross donor card.
  • Donors should eat a good meal or snack and drink lots of fluids before donating blood.

Eligibility Guidelines

Many LBL people have questions about travel outside the US.
The rules for donating after European travel have changed. Please check here for details.
For a short summary of all travel restrictions, click here

Questions? Trouble making an appointment? Please call:

  • Red Cross registration desk: 800-448-3543
  • Heather Pinto: 510-486-4181

Previous LBL Blood Drives

Drive Date

Units Collected Day 1

Units Collected Day 2

Total

19 & 20 November 2007

34

25

59

24 & 25 September 2007

16

15

31

23 & 24 July 2007

31

43

74

21 & 22 May 2007

31

19

50

19 & 20 March 2007

22

24

46

13 & 14 November 2006

25

25

50

18 & 19 September 2006

25

25

50

17 & 18 July 2006

17

17

51

15, 16, 17 May 2006

12 + 19 + 22

53

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