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.
January 18, 2017 ─ Arkansas Blood Institute is committed to saving the lives of Arkansans. Now, Arkansas Blood Institute is offering an additional, convenient and comfortable option for selfless donors to give blood in Hot...// Read More
January is National Blood Donation Month! In honor of this very important month, Arkansas Blood Institute will sponsor a contest. Behind every blood donor, recipient or family member, there is a story. We want to know yours. If...// Read More
January 6, 2017 – As winter weather moves across the state, delays and cancellations are negatively impacting Arkansas Blood Institute’s supply of life-saving blood.
Arkansas Blood Institute urges healthy adults who get out...// Read More