Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

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Reaching 30 Gallons & Potentially Saving 720 Lives

Jul 15 2016

This week Susan Shaffer one of our loyal blood donors reached a major milestone. She donated her 30th gallon of blood at our Anchorage center. Susan has been a blood donor for many years and began donating platelets in 2003. We could not fulfill our mission without donors like Susan and it is a joy to see her every two weeks for her appointment. Congratulations Susan!

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Pick.Click.Give Until August 31st

Apr 08 2016

Thank you to the many individuals that donated to Blood Bank of Alaska through Pick.Click.Give this year. As a non-profit organization your donations make a huge impact. If you would still like to donate, you can add a donation to your PFD until August 31st. Visit and select the icon. Thank you for your support!

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Kaladi Brothers Coffee Supports Blood Donors

Mar 21 2016

Kaladi Brothers is active in the community and looks for ways to give back. They believe in blood donation and the lives that are impacted by the generosity of our blood donors. At the new Anchorage Center all donors that register will receive a BOGO coupon for a cup of coffee. You can also enjoy a nice cup of Kaladi Brothers Coffee in the canteen when you donate. Thank you for all that you do.

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Online Appointments Are Simple and Easy

Oct 04 2015

Blood Bank of Alaska launched Donor Connection one year ago. The new donor portal provides a convenient way to create appointments online, view past history and order your hero rewards! See the Donor Connection button at the top of the page to start today.

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BBA Responds to Article on National Blood Trends

Sep 09 2014

Bob Scanlon, CEO of Blood Bank of Alaska, responds to a New York Times article on national blood trends. The needs of Alaska vary greatly from those in the Lower 48 for many reasons. You can read the full response by clicking the read more tab here:

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Current Critical Needs

Type O+ O-

Anchorage Centers(2)
Fairbanks Center
Wasilla Center
Call 222-5630 for info

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Remember to:

  • Eat well
  • Drink plenty of fluids before donating
  • Bring photo ID (with Birthday or SSN)

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Upcoming Events


26Tue ANC: JBER Hospital

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours

26Tue FBK: Fred Meyer West FBK

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM :: 8 Hours

27Wed FBK: GCI

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 8 Hours

27Wed VAL: Mat-Su Borough

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM :: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

28Thu FBK: Bassett Army Hospital

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 8 Hours

29Fri FBK: MAC Federal Credit Union

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 8 Hours

30Sat JBER: Arctic Thunder Air Show

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

31Sun JBER: Arctic Thunder Air Show

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

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