What to expect at a blood drive


"You should expect that at a blood drive the Red Cross will work with you to plan and organize the blood drive, this allows you to review how many donors there may be and how to recruit," said donors. Red Cross provides planning and donor recruitment tools, the equipment and supplies for the blood drive will be brought to your site; they set up everything and take it all down at the end. They will confidentially screen the donor and collect donations in a safe and professional matter. Refreshments will be served after the donor has donated to ensure all donations are in the best form they can be.



• You must be at least 16 years of age to donate

• You must eat a meal before donating to strengthen your body

• You must stay hydrated and be well rested.