Blood Drives

What Happens to Donated 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.

Low Iron Levels

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.

Why UMMC Employees Give

Read what motivates some UMMC employees to give blood, and see their advice to those who haven't yet donated.

What To Expect

The blood donation process from the time you arrive until the time you leave takes about an hour.

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Upcoming Blood Drives

All drives are open to the public. Reserve a time to give today and bring a friend. All donors receive a $5 coupon valid at all UMMC vendors.

March 24-26
Gudelsky Lobby
University of Maryland Medical Center
22. S. Greene St.
Baltimore, MD 21201-1595

Sign up to donate March 24, March 25 or March 26.

April 16
Lower Level
Paca-Pratt Building
110 S. Paca St.
Baltimore, MD 21201

Sign up to donate April 16.

Check out the Blood Drive Schedule for 2015

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This page was last updated: March 18, 2015

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