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.
Mon. and Wed.: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri.: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Come visit us at the Little Rock Donor Center conveniently located at 101 S. Shackleford Rd., Suite 2.
by Erin Green, blood recipient
October 17, 2013 did not go as anyone had pictured it. It started as a day filled with anticipation and excitement as I was admitted to the labor and delivery floor to have our first child – a baby girl we named Georgia. It was the day after my due date, so she was actually quite punctual. After a pretty easy labor and a smooth delivery of our 8 pound, 8 ounce healthy baby girl, I began feeling ill. The medical staff equated it with a drop in my blood pressure and tilted my bed back to make me feel better, which worked initially. I had lost more blood than normal during the delivery, and it still seemed like there was something wrong. My doctor told me that I was continuing to bleed and she couldn’t see where it was coming from, so we needed to go to...// Read More
October 12, 2015 – Arkansas Blood Institute, the state’s nonprofit, volunteer blood center, announces the hiring of Paulette Nieuwenhof as its Executive Director in Little Rock.
Nieuwenhof will be responsible for overseeing...// Read More
September 16, 2015 – Arkansas Blood Institute, the state’s nonprofit, volunteer blood center, announces a proclamation by Governor Asa Hutchinson naming September “Give Blood Arkansas Month” and will be highlighted by a...// Read More
September 2, 2015 – Arkansas Blood Institute, the state’s nonprofit, volunteer blood center, announces the following appointments to its leadership team for central Arkansas:
Carol Rengstorf has been named donor services...// Read More