Reasons to Give Blood Basics!
- Volunteer blood donors are the main source of blood products for hospital patients.
- Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion.
- One blood donation may help save the lives of up to three people.
- About 20 percent of the blood supply is donated by high school and college students.
- Nearly 70 percent of people will need a blood transfusion in their lifetime, yet only 5 percent of those eligible give blood.