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Your community blood bank
since 1978

Three ways you can help:
-Host a center blood drive
-Make a financial gift

2015 Thanks for Giving

Jun Julian's patient story

SBC stories

We lead the fields of transfusion and transplantation medicine by advancing science and technology. We provide hope for the future by teaching the medical leaders of tomorrow. We enhance lives by connecting donors to patients every day.

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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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Thanks for Giving»

Leatherette photo album with patient story feature

The holidays are a busy time for all, but patients are still in need of live-saving blood. So, as a thank you to each person keeping blood donation on their to-do list, we have a little gift: a leatherette photo album with photo-frame cover.

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The FDA recently issued draft guidance that proposes changing the current indefinite deferral for men who have had sex with men (MSM) to a 12-month deferral. Read more about the draft guidance.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