People in our community need blood transfusions to survive.

Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Demand is high, but you can help.

You save lives by donating blood, platelets, and plasma at Houchin Community Blood Bank mobile drives. By donating, you do something kind for others, and your generosity makes a difference in someone’s life.

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"I talk about my life differently now, because, without the bone marrow transplant, I would have lost it."

Chad Hathaway, Donation Recipient

"I'm lucky to be alive. It could have been a whole lot different."

Todd Layfield, Donation Recipient

"I went to the blood bank, and I saw people I didn't even know saying my wife's name, and they were there to donate blood to her."

Pedro Amador, husband of donation recipient

"I don't donate because of the benefits for me, but I donate to give people hope and a fighting chance at life. You never know whose life you'll save!"

Kaily Perez, Donor

Current Donation Promotions

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All successful donors who donate between August 28th and September 30th will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the Kern County Fair (while supplies last).

Be a Lifesaver in Your Community.

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You Donate Blood, Platelets, or Plasma

Don’t worry — it will only pinch for a split-second. And the good you do will literally last a lifetime. Donating through mobile drives or donation centers is quick and easy. Check your eligibility here.

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Medical professionals save lives

Some heroes wear scrubs, and they use donor blood, platelets, or plasma to help patients in hospitals and trauma centers. When they have the supply they need, they can save lives.

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People Live, thanks to donors like you

One pint of blood can save up to three lives. If we come together as a community arm in arm, how many lives could we save? Let’s go all-in for more stories and happy endings!

Together Our Community can Stop the Shortage.