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Join Our Fight Against COVID-19

Convalescent Plasma Donation

RIBC is working towards increasing the supply of convalescent plasma by collecting donations from people who have recovered from COVID-19.

Blood Supply At Risk

NOW more than ever is the time to donate.

As pandemic destroys traditional blood drive model, 50% of incoming supply is threatened.

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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.


Enter to win a PS5

We’ve partnered with Blood Centers of America (BCA), who is giving away a PS5 to one lucky person who donates blood between Nov. 12–27, 2020


Local MD's Call for Blood Donors

Chronic blood shortages threaten healthcare systems as second COVID-19 wave hits.


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.