This section of our website is devoted to helping you - our vital link to the community - coordinate a successful blood drive! Regardless if you're an "old pro" or brand new at coordinating blood drives, you're likely to find some useful information here including frequently asked questions (FAQs), materials about blood donation, blood center contact names and numbers and lots of other valuable info for you to download!
And don't forget about our Find the Hero in You program!
The Hero in Us Reward Program uses Gold, Silver and Bronze recognition levels to offer benefits to blood drive coordinators who sponsor blood drives regularly during a calendar year. The program also offers reward points for specific activities; these reward points can be redeemed for thank-you gifts.
If you are currently a blood drive coordinator, sign in to your account to learn more about the new program.
Here's what you will find in the Coordinators' Corner:
Please take a moment to fill out the blood drive sponsor survey. Tell us how we're doing!
Don't know how or where to get started? Get answers to everything you've wanted to know about coordinating a blood drive.
Free materials, including cool ads about blood donation you can download to aid you in coordinating a blood drive.
Learn about bloodheroes.com, a great way for you get more sign ups for your blood drive.
America's Blood Centers (ABC) is a national network of independent blood centers, including BCP. This is a great site to visit if you're looking for "the big picture" about blood donation, especially as it relates to communities.
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) is a national "trade" association. This is a helpful site if you need medical, technical and policy-related information about blood donation. AABB's members include blood centers, such as BCP, hospitals and the American Red Cross.
The California Blood Bank Society is a state-based association of blood centers.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) oversees blood banks and sets policies related to blood donation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people. Here you can find the latest information about diseases, such as West Nile virus and HIV.
If you've still got questions or need more information about coordinating a blood drive, call us!