About 8 million donors give over 15 million units of blood each year.
December is Blood Donor Month and we want to take this opportunity to say THANK YOU!
FAST FACTS ABOUT BLOOD DONATION:
- Volunteer donors are the main source of blood products for hospital patients.
- Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion.
- One blood donation can help up to three people.
- About 20% of the blood supply is donated by high school and college students.
- Nearly 70% of people will need a blood transfusion at some time in their lives.
- Only 5% of those eligible to donate blood actually do.
THANK YOU BLOOD DONORS, FOR ALL YOU DO!
To celebrate this Blood Donor Month, click here to find an upcoming blood drive in your area!