#ThisIsAmazing


Fewer people gave blood last year. We need you now more than ever to do something amazing- give blood and help save up to 3 lives in an hour.

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We need Black donors

Black blood saves lives.

16,000 more Black people are urgently needed to become donors and give blood to help provide treatment to the increasing number of people living with sickle cell.

People from similar ethnic backgrounds are more likely to have matching blood. But there are not enough Black donors and some people with sickle cell don’t always get the best matched blood.

What happens when you give blood

On the day

Check

Complete a health check questionnaire and drink 500ml of water

Chat

Have a private health screening with a friendly nurse and a quick test of iron levels

Donate

Take a seat and give blood for 5 - 10 minutes

Relax

Enjoy a free drink and snack while you rest for 15 minutes

Done

You're all done. Your donation will help to save up to three lives

Man donating blood in chair

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