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September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Approximately 100,000 people in the US live with sickle cell disease. Although there is no cure, the most common treatment includes blood transfusions.

Blood donors are needed

There's not enough

If you are healthy and well, please donate. Type O, Rh negative, and platelet donors especially needed.

REASON #119

A lot of things hurt—saving lives doesn’t have to.

Giving blood is an easy, practically painless way to save up to three lives in an hour.

Summer promotion

2x Summer Bonus

Summer's back, and so is RIBC's 2x Summer Bonus! Donate twice between May 25 - September 10 and receive a $10 e-gift card!

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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.

 

Facts & FAQ's

Unsure if you're able to donate? Curious about the qualifications? Visit our FAQ page! You may also contact our Medical Team at medicalstaff@ribc.org.

 

COVID-19 Safety Protocols Update

We have updated our covid safety protocols. Among other changes, masks are now optional for donors and staff.

 

Latest Promotions

Keep up to date with our most recent donor promotions and incentives.

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.