Our Blood Institute

  • Now Through June 19: Kids "Team Donor" Shirts!

    Donate at any OBI donor center or select mobile blood drives and you'll take home one of these T-shirts for your mini-medalist, while supplies last. Share a photo with us and you could win a gift card!

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  • 17 Blood Donations Save Mother of Three's Life

    Sunni Riley suffered a life-threatening hemorrhage during the birth of her twin daughters, ultimately receiving 17 units of blood. She remains grateful for those lifesaving donors — and is now working to save others.

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  • Think Giving Blood Hurts? Think Again!

    The thought of blood can make anyone a little queasy, but donating is much less intimidating than it sounds. You may have done something today that was far more difficult than this simple, life-saving process.

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  • Just Donated Blood? Here's Where It Goes.

    You've donated blood. Now what? Here's what happens following your donation. Plus: What to expect before giving and why your donation can have such a dramatic, life-saving impact.

    Where It Goes

  • Join Team Donor This Summer!

    As athletes from around the world prepare to compete for greatness, we're celebrating the everyday heroes in Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas who are a part of our winning team of lifesavers!

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    This Life Brought to You by Blood Donors

    Learn about the need for blood donations from patients who have benefitted from these lifesaving gifts.

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    Get Paid with a Purpose

    OBI is proud to launch Donable®, a peer-to-peer app that pays users for recruiting blood donors to OBI locations. Now anyone can turn their network of friends, family, coworkers, etc. into local lifesavers. Download today!

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    • Use the Donable app to recruit blood donors, save lives and earn money!

      Join Our Team

      Make saving lives part of your work by joining our lifesaving mission.

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