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Diversity • Equity • Inclusion




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Committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Values

Vitalant is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit blood and biotherapies healthcare organizations, providing hospitals and patients across the U.S. a safe blood supply, specialized laboratory services, transfusion medicine expertise and world-renowned research. Individuals generously donating blood, volunteering and giving financially are essential to our lifesaving mission.

At Vitalant, we are committed to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion, and we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone feels comfortable being their authentic self while embracing Vitalant’s RITE Values of respect, integrity, teamwork and excellence.

Creating such a safe and welcoming environment is a shared responsibility, and we ask everyone to contribute to this goal. We expect individuals to treat each other appropriately, free of bias or discrimination. If anyone encounters inappropriate behavior, they are encouraged to seek out and speak to a management team member.

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When visiting Vitalant, and in general, please:

  • Be respectful of others: Ensuring a stable blood supply requires donors of all types. Everyone is here to help achieve the same goal. Please be polite, courteous and considerate of others, including fellow donors and Vitalant staff.
  • Communicate with integrity: Obscene, harassing or harmful language and behavior, including but not limited to hate speech, racial slurs and obscene gestures or actions, will not be tolerated.
  • Act responsibly: We’re all part of the same lifesaving team. Violating any Vitalant policy or federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance is strictly prohibited. Those whose behavior risks disrupting the environment will be asked to stop or may be asked to leave the premises.
  • Practice inclusion: Help make everyone feel welcome and appreciated for their contributions. We do not tolerate discrimination on any basis.

Thank you for your continued support of Vitalant’s values and our lifesaving mission of uniting blood and biologics donors, talent and innovation to save and improve lives. We will continue to do our part by promoting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Together, we will foster a welcoming environment.