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NYBC Declares Blood Emergency in New York Area

All blood types are needed to help patients. Please help by donating now. Call 1-800-933-2566 or click the link below to schedule an appointment.


Fall vests for platelet donors

Make 3 platelet donations from July 1- September 30, 2018 and receive a lightweight fall vest OR 800 BONUS Donor Advantage Points.

Research News

New Era for Blood Transfusions through Genome Sequencing

“… this approach has the potential to be one of the first routine uses of genomics for medical care for patients needing blood transfusion.” - Connie Westhoff, SBB PhD

Blood Recipient


Leah was diagnosed with leukemia when she was just 15 months old. She received chemotherapy and more than 50 transfusions of blood and platelets to support her treatment.

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Donate Blood

Donate blood now. People can't live without it.

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Volunteer Time

Volunteer with NYBC and help save lives.

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Donate Money

It takes more than blood to save a life.

NYBC Stories

Acacia Puleo, Blood Recipient

Acacia Puleo suffered from liver disease and needed daily blood transfusions to help save her life.

Lauren Young, Blood and Heart Recipient

Lauren Young is healthy today thanks to the donated blood that saved her life before and during her heart transplant surgery.

Building Partnerships

NYBC builds partnerships on a local, national and global level, working collaboratively to develop treatments and therapies that save lives.

Partner Stories: Melissa Cushing, M.D.

Dr. Cushing is one of many hospital leaders we partner with to provide the highest quality blood products and services to meet critical patient needs.

NYBC Stories: Little Doctors Program®

This program brings students together to learn about volunteerism, community service, and the science of blood by organizing community blood drives.

Community Connections

Andrea Cefarelli, Executive Director, Donor Recruitment discusses how NYBC is deeply connected to the communities we serve.

About Us

The combined efforts of our dedicated employees and supporters have strengthened our communities and created lasting impact on the lives of countless patients in need.


Hospital Customers

Our research efforts have paved the way for new blood-related products, techniques and therapies.


Areas of Research

View our different areas of research to learn about the impact of NYBC's lifesaving work.


Where to Donate

Donor centers in your neighborhood and almost 50 blood drives a day in NY, NJ and beyond.

Career Opportunities

Work where you love, serving a mission you can believe in!

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Saving lives with us on a Saturday?  Your in good company! This is our newest Blood Hound @ellies_adventures18 stopping by to thank and encourage you.  #Repost @ellies_adventures18. #nybloodcenter #newyorkbloodcenter \U0001f489\u2764\ufe0f\U0001f436\n\u30fb\u30fb\u30fb\nEllie says donate blood to save lives!  I would donate but they don't take Type DoggO positive\n\n@newyorkbloodcenter
People celebrate their birthday in a lot of ways. @tylermilliron celebrated  his by making future birthdays possible for those who needed him. Thank you Tyler - and all Blood donors helping in the Blood Shortage! \U0001f382\U0001f489\U0001f370\u2764\ufe0f #nybloodcenter #newyorkbloodcenter \u30fb\u30fb\u30fb\nSaying goodbye to my twenties by giving!\nIt's the best way to celebrate anything.\nYou should try it \U0001f60e\nThank you for all the work you do @newyorkbloodcenter !
Who saves three lives?  @trickyjenn\nDid! Who made a bow for her bandage? Donor Specialist Andy at Melville. \U0001f489\U0001f380\u2764\ufe0f thank you both! \u30fb\u30fb\u30fb\nHey @newyorkbloodcenter  check out the cute bow Andy in the Melville donor center gave me #wrappedwithlove #nybloodcenter #newyorkbloodcenter