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Donate Blood

Donate Blood

Friday, December 3 @1PM - 5:45PM

Help save a life by donating at the Vitalant blood drive at the Hillsdale Shopping Center on Friday, December 3.  The mobile donation center will be in the southwest parking lot near Hillsdale Blvd and West Sailer Drive.

There is a critical blood shortage right now. Type O, the most transfused blood type, is at its lowest level in 2021. Every three seconds someone in America needs blood, and 100% of the blood supply comes from donors.

Appointments strongly encouraged. Please click here to make an appointment.

  • Donors should arrive well-nourished and hydrated with photo ID containing first and last name.
  • The donation process takes approximately one hour.
  • Double Red Cell Donation – Power up your donation with an automated double red cell donation (1.20 hours).
  • Donors may complete the Fast Track Health History questionnaire online prior to arriving at the drive. The questionnaire must be completed the same day as the donation.

All donors must wear a mask or cloth-based face covering. Click here for COVID-19 Protocols. There is no waiting period to give blood after receiving an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine, and new blood donors can now learn their preliminary blood type right away.


Southwest Parking Lot near Hillsdale Blvd and West Sailer Dr.   |  
(650) 532-1022