In addition to our donor centers, many blood drives are held in convenient locations and sponsored by local businesses or organizations.
Those with O Negative blood make up nine percent of the national population;
O Negative blood can be used in emergencies when a patient’s blood type has not been identified.
One in three people will need blood products during a lifetime.
Of those eligible to donate in the U.S., less than ten percent actually donate each year.
Kamryn Dukes is a 9-year-old who needs a marrow transplant. Blood donors keep her healthy while she waits for a match. Kamryn’s family hopes everyone who is eligible to join Be The Match will so Kamryn and others who need a transplant will find a match.
November 30, 2016 ─ ‘Tis better to give this holiday season! Arkansas Blood Institute needs generous donors to share the priceless gift of blood during key winter months. It’s a time when many of us are busy, but Arkansas...// Read More
September 1, 2016 ─ It’s football time in Arkansas, and Arkansas Blood Institute has “Hog Wild” t-shirts in Razorback red for blood donors. Everyone who is healthy and at least 16 years old* can make a life-saving...// Read More
Due to the recent flooding in Louisiana, the local blood center has not been able to operate in several days and has reached out to Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI) for support. The area is in immediate need of blood to help...// Read More