Another way you can help hospital patients is when you host a blood drive. Community organizations, businesses and individuals are always needed to take on this role. You can host a blood drive in person or virtually. Review the sections below for more information on how to host a blood drive.
Learn about Hosting a Blood Drive
What does it take to be a blood drive coordinator, also known as hosting a blood drive? No special skills are needed, simply a desire to help patients and a few basic requirements. Vitalant’s team will show you how to host a blood drive and guide you through the process. There are a couple options for hosting a blood drive.
If you’re ready and willing to host a blood drive but aren’t sure where to begin, fill out our Contact Us form. A Vitalant representative in your area will get in touch with you and help you start your journey of saving lives.
If you’re already signed up to host a blood drive, we offer resources for managing your blood drives and recruiting donors. They include a coordinator portal for organizing and keeping track of your donors. Vitalant also offers a variety of digital and printable pieces for recruiting blood donors.
Volunteer blood drive hosts in communities across the U.S. inspire friends, family, neighbors and coworkers to donate blood by organizing and promoting blood drives. Find tips and stories to help you host a successful blood drive.