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

Jun Julian's patient story

Lifelink Summer 2015

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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

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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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The Summer 2015 Lifelink is Now Available»


Stay up to date on all the latest news and happenings at SBC.

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.”

Update on FDA's MSM Deferral Policy»

The FDA recently issued draft guidance that proposes changing the current indefinite deferral for men who have had sex with men (MSM) to a 12-month deferral. Read more about the draft guidance.


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.

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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