Mark your calendars for these upcoming blood drives.
Learn what is required to donate blood.
The five-step process used by the Red Cross is explained, and shows the importance of ongoing blood donations to meet the needs of hospitals like UMMC.
One of the most common reasons people are turned down from donating is because of low-iron levels in the blood, which is known as anemia.
These are the top 10 reasons people give for not giving blood and how the Red Cross addresses these concerns.
Learn more facts about blood, needs and supply, the donation process and more.
Read what motivates some UMMC employees to give blood, and see their advice to those who haven't yet donated.
The blood donation process from the time you arrive until the time you leave takes about an hour.