Spring into action and give blood

 

Posted on 03/03/2017

Planning a trip for spring break? Please consider giving blood at Bonfils before you go! Sticking around for the week? Spend an hour saving lives! Bonfils typically sees a dip in donations when schools are on spring break but the need is constant every week of the year.

As a special thank you, everyone who comes in to donate at Bonfils' community donor centers or mobile blood drives from March 1 through April 20 will be entered to win a pair of suite-level tickets to upcoming Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets or Colorado Mammoth games. Read more about that and other promotions in our Calendar of Events.

Schedule Your Donation

Walk-ins are also welcome at our eight community donor centers and multiple, daily mobile blood drives across Colorado.

Another good reason to schedule your blood donation now: travel to some areas will prevent you from donating for 12 months upon your return.Travel restrictions change periodically, so please check the latest list:

Travel Restrictions

Bonfils Blood Center is currently testing all donated blood for Zika virus, allowing those who have recently traveled to areas where Zika is present to safely donate blood UNLESS:

  • They have had a known case of Zika in the last 4 months.
  • They have had sexual contact with a person who has had a known case of Zika in the 4 months prior.

The Centers for Disease Control website has additional information about Zika virus.

Got a new tattoo? You may be able to donate anyway. Check out the updated requirements:

Tattoo Restrictions