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Types of Blood Donation

BCP offers many ways to support local patients through blood donations.

  • Donate Whole Blood
    Type O- (CMV-): Helping pregnant mothers and infants.
  • Donate Double Red Cells
    Type O- A- and B-: Donate two units of red cells at once, helping twice the amount of patients in one donation.
  • Donate Platelets
    Type A+ B+ and O+: Help cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, trauma victims, and transplant patients.
  • Donate Plasma
    Type AB: Help trauma victims, burn victims and many surgery patients.
  • Hereditary Hemochromatosis Donation Program
    Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH) is a genetic disease that results in iron overload. The preferred treatment for reducing iron stores is periodic phlebotomy.

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