Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Lives are saved and second chances are made possible by the generosity of blood donors. Here's how your donation impacts patients and families in our community.
The power of your platelet donation is amazing and the very reason 10-year-old Joni is able to do what she loves the most.See The Power of Platelets
Life for a one-year-old should be easy. But Kaydin's night light comes from a nurses' station and his brightest lights from donors.
Warwick , US-RISee Shine Your Light for Kaydin
Who needs platelets? This little love, Violet Graney, from Providence, RI. Due to a rare tumor, Violet needed four full body transfusions on the very first day of her life and transfusions for months after.
South Kingstown , US-RISee "Miracle Baby" Violet
After conquering her fear of giving blood, a daughter continues her family tradition of giving blood now that her mom no longer can.
Providence , US-RISee Conquering My Fear of Giving Blood
Izzie needs red cell transfusions every three weeks and a marrow match that could actually cure her.
Cumberland , US-RISee Be A Living Donor, A Cure
Still have a question?
Expore these helpful resources to learn more about all things blood - who can donate, blood types, types of donations, common, misconceptions, the blood donation process, and more.
Can I Donate?
Taking a medication? Can I give if...I had a heart attack, or cancer, have diabetes or high blood pressure? Find Out if You're Eligible to Donate Blood
Not sure what donating blood is like? It's quick and easy and involves cookies! See the Entire Process
No matter what your blood type is, it's special. There are four common blood types, and yours is always the right type to give. Learn About Blood Types.