Watch this video to learn how your blood type and ideal donation support patient transfusion needs.
Your best donation types are...
Most people in need of platelets can receive yours, so platelet donations go a long way!
B+ blood has a powerful impact on patients with blood disorders that require frequent transfusions, such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia.
These are the ideal donation types based on your blood type, but because hospital patient needs change daily, you may be asked to give a different donation type at your next donation appointment.