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Donate Blood

I Want To Donate Blood at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center

In the amount of time it takes you to read this sentence, someone will need blood.

In the amount of time it takes you to read this sentence, someone will need blood.That's right, every three seconds someone needs blood. Your willingness to donate ensures that when blood is needed, blood is available.

The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, made up of both the Westwood and Santa Monica facilities, uses over 100,000 units of blood yearly.

Your donation allows us to keep our blood supply healthy. You may not think that doing something as simple and safe as donating blood makes you a hero, but we do; and so do the patients whose lives depend on blood donors like you.

For more information: contact the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center:

Please be advised, we are in the process of transitioning to a new email address: gotblood@mednet.ucla.edu   You can begin using gotblood@mednet.ucla.edu now to email us. As of March 27th, 2015 the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center will no longer be able to view or respond to any emails in gotblood@ucla.edu   Thanks for your continued support and we appreciate your understanding. For any questions, please call (310) 825-0888 option 2.

Did you know...

The patients of UCLA's hospitals count on our blood donors to assure that blood is always there for them when they need it.


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