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Donate life. Donate blood. – Sept. 2024

September 11, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Your friends and neighbors need your help. Every day, health care workers race to provide care to accident victims, surgical patients and people who need regular transfusions. That care starts with you and your donation. Giving blood is safe and simple. Make an appointment and learn how you can be a life line today.

Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are strongly recommended to help maintain social distancing. While donors are no longer required to wear a face mask, individuals may choose to continue to wear a mask for any reason.

  • Please visit and enter Sponsor Code PS Hershey to view available appointments or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
  • Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting to complete your pre-donation reading and health history questions on the day of your appointment.
  • Please remember to bring photo ID to your blood drive appointment.
  • Snacks and refreshments are provided.

American Red Cross employees have implemented added precautions to ensure blood drives and donation centers are safe for donors and staff, including:

  • Having hand sanitizer available
  • Social distancing throughout the entire process
  • Enhanced disinfecting of surfaces and equipment

Note: The Red Cross is following FDA blood donation eligibility guidance for those who have received a COVID-19 vaccination. If you receive a vaccine, knowing the name of the manufacturer (e.g. Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson and Johnson) is important in determining your eligibility. In most cases, there’s no deferral time if you have received a vaccine. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine and blood donor eligibility.

Contact Sean Erony at 717-531-8232 with questions.

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September 11
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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University Conference Center
30 Conference Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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