Blood Donation Resources

Why is Donating Blood So Important?

Donating blood is an incredible way to help others in need. Blood donations are critical for helping people with several different conditions, such as cancer patients, trauma patients, sickle cell patients, burn patients, and more. 

Learn more about how your donations can help.

The US is currently experiencing an emergency blood shortage, and blood donors are urgently needed to ensure countless patients can receive the critical medical care they need. 

Interested in Donating Blood?

The American Red Cross makes it easy to find local blood drives happening in your area. Just put your zip code into their online search tool to find the next available date. 

Several local organizations host regular blood drives, including:

  • Knights of Columbus Lexington
    177 Bedford Street
    Lexington, MA 02420

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