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.
Faith is a 14-year-old from Mena. She’s enjoying this summer & looking forward to being a high schooler thanks to hundreds of blood donors who gave to help her survive a life-threatening illness. Watch her video & donate for Arkansans like Faith who will need blood this summer!
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
May 18, 2016 – Arkansas Blood Institute, the state’s nonprofit, volunteer blood center, announces the hiring of Jerald Gardner as an account consultant for the greater Little Rock area.
He will work directly with schools,...// Read More
February 1, 2016─ Arkansas Blood Institute invites all to take the “Blood Donor Challenge” between February 1 and May 15. Blood given with the state’s nonprofit blood center saves the lives of patients in 23 Arkansas...// Read More