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Connecticut Blood Center

We are expanding!

RIBC is excited to announce our seventh donor center in Middletown, CT, located at 820 Washington St. in the Middletown Plaza. Construction is underway and we hope to open this fall. In the meantime, visit one of the NYBCe mobile drives behind the Citizens Bank.

Donate Now

YES! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 Vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Donate Blood

One blood donation from you can help save as many as three lives.

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Sponsor a Drive

Find out how to sponsor a drive in your community to help save lives.

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Be the Match

Join the marrow donor registry to be someone's one and only cure.


Info on donation after COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving an FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine.


2021 Pint for a Pint

Eight local breweries are teaming up with Rhode Island Blood Center (RIBC) to encourage New Englanders to donate blood in August.


Can I Donate

Many people think they can't donate when they can. FAQ's and ask our medical team!

Giving 101

You may have questions and even some common misconceptions about donating blood. Get the facts, and let us walk you through it.

RIBC Stories

Even little superheroes need heroes. When you give blood, you help save kids like Chris Jr. of Charlestown, RI.