Celebrating 90 years of service

Who Can Donate?

  Even with all the advances in medicine over the past century, donating blood is still a lifesaving contribution. What better way to celebrate life and good health than to help preserve the life of another by being a blood donor?

To be a blood donor you must:

  • Be between 17 and 80 years old
  • Weigh 110 pounds or more
  • Be free of infection
  • Know the names of any medications you are currently taking

You may give blood even if you:

Since active participation by volunteer donors is critical to the availability of blood, we urge all eligible people to donate blood on a regular basis. Donors can give blood every eight weeks.

Become a blood donor today. Please call (225) 765-8843 to learn more.