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Critical Blood Emergency

Local Healthcare Workers Concerned as Blood Supply Drops Again to Critical Levels

Region has 1–2-day supply with potential for holidays, weather and the Omicron COVID-19 variant to cause further instability in donations.

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.

January Promotion

It's National Blood Donor Month!

Throughout January, all presenting donors will be entered into a weekly drawing to win a $500 e-gift card, and into a monthly drawing to win a mirror home gym with a one year membership!

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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.


Changes to Donor Schedules in 2022

Beginning in February 2022, RIBC will need to adjust the days and hours of our six donor centers.


Current Promotions

Click here to see what donor incentives we're currently offering!

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.