Bakersfield, CA 93311

When you donate blood you are helping save up to three lives.


You can donate at one of our donation centers or mobile blood drives.


Most people are eligible to make a donation, find out if you are too.

Find a Blood Drive

We send our buses to every corner of Kern County, chances are we are coming to a location near you!


Are you donating today?

Complete your online questionnaire to save time and paper, save your bar code and head over to your blood drive!


What’s new at Houchin?

Pint for a Pass Blood Drive!

For the seventh year in a row, the Kern County Fair has partnered with us for the annual Pint for a Pass Blood Drive!  Starting August 12th, donors at both centers and mobile drives[…]

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Win a Brand New 2019 Chevy Spark!

Get your engines started, we have the ultimate Giveaway for our donors this season! Three-Way Chevrolet generously donated one of their new 2019 Chevy Sparks, to giveaway to a lucky[…]

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Summer 2019 T-shirt Drive!

If you’re like us, you can hardly believe July is here! We are in the heart of the summer now, and we need you more than ever. Make a life-saving[…]

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Here’s what our donors have to say:

“I get to save babies”

Sue Benham

Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer for Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

“Because it helps our community”

Vince Fong

Member of the California State Assembly
from the 34th district

“I can help cancer patients live another day”

Horace Mitchall

President of California State University, Bakersfield 2004-2018

When we come together, lives get saved.

When you make a donation, you are joining fellow community members in the most important mission of all; to save as many lives as possible in Kern County. This is how you are doing in 2019 so far:

Whole Blood Donations

Platelet Donations

Lives Saved


Dedicated to saving lives in Kern County.

We are a non-profit organization founded in 1951, committed to being the sole provider of a safe and adequate blood supply from volunteer blood donors for the purpose of saving the lives of the residents of Kern County.

It only takes 15 minutes to save lives!

Tell us your story!

Have you been affected personally by blood donations? If you’d like to share your story, please send us a message below, we’d love to hear from you!

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