Blood Donation Facts

  • Shortages of all blood types happen during the summer and winter holidays.
  • There is no substitute for human blood.
  • Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's organs and tissues.
  • You can donate blood every 56 days.
  • The Medical Center at Augusta University Blood Donation Program transfuses more than 1,500 components of blood each month.
  • The most common reason for NOT donating blood is because they weren't asked. Please donate!