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Our Service Area

We are committed to saving lives in your community.

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Earn Rewards

You get rewarded every time you donate with OneBlood.

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Ready To Become a Blood Donor?

Donating blood is a quick and easy way to make a lifesaving impact. Here is everything you need to know before, during, and after you donate blood. By familiarizing yourself with the process, you can confidently begin your OneBlood donation journey!

Before Your Donation

Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of fluids in the days leading up to your donation to ensure you are hydrated.

Eat a nutritious meal: Prior to donating, have a balanced meal that includes iron-rich foods to help maintain your iron levels.

Bring identification: Remember to bring valid identification to your donation appointment. If you are 16 years old (in NC 16 or 17 years old) you need this parental consent form.

Review eligibility criteria: Familiarize yourself with the eligibility requirements to ensure you meet the necessary criteria.

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 During Your Donation

Registration: Have your photo ID ready, and fill out the private Donor Health Questionnaire (DHQ).

Health Screening: Complete a basic wellness check, including blood pressure, temperature, and hemoglobin levels to confirm your eligibility.

Donation: Sit back, relax, and save lives! The process typically takes about 10 to 15 minutes. Try to wear comfortable clothing with short sleeves.

Rest & Refreshment: After your donation, replenish fluids and restore your energy with a complimentary snack. This is also a good time to read through your donor take-home instructions.

Take a donation selfie to commemorate your meaningful accomplishment with friends and family! Don't forget to use #oneblood when you post!

Donation Incentive

Maximize Your Rewards

Every time you donate with OneBlood, you get rewarded! Look out for eGift Cards and special OneBlood gifts all year round! PLUS, every donor has their own unique donation challenge. By completing your donation challenges, you can earn extra eGift Cards!

After Your Donation

After your blood donation, remember to rest and avoid strenuous activities, stay hydrated, and have a nutritious snack. Avoid alcohol and caffeine and monitor for any side effects. 

Take it Easy

You just helped save a life, so take the remainder of the day to relax and rejuvenate. Remember to avoid strenuous activities such as going to the gym or lifting heavy objects.

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Stay Hydrated

Drink plenty of fluids, especially water, to help replenish your body and maintain good hydration.

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Have a Snack

Enjoy a light, healthy snack to help restore your energy levels.

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Sign In to Your Donor Portal

Explore the features available in your portal, where you can access exciting rewards and review your health history from the previous donation.

Sign In

Review your latest health summary results and gain valuable insights into your well-being.

Enjoy the convenience of redeeming your rewards all in one place, where you can select from a variety of eGift Cards.

Check out your OneBlood Journey, a program that will notify you when your donation is on its way to a hospital.