Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

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Celebrate With Us: Grand Opening Event May 20th

May 16 2016

Blood Bank of Alaska is celebrating the Grand Opening of our new main center in Anchorage on May 20, 2016. This event will recognize the hundreds of financial donors and blood donors that have made this building and our mission possible. Join us to commemorate the occasion with refreshments, speeches, tours and a to take part in a staged photo of Alaska's largest blood drop!

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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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Mayor Ethan Berkowitz Tours Our New Center

Mar 01 2016

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz toured our new center in Anchorage during our first week. The expanded services provide additional options for patients that can help keep them closer to home during certain treatments. The new laboratory allows for testing the blood in state in times of disaster to ensure that all Alaskans are safe.

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National Blood Donor Month

Jan 06 2016

This month we are raising awareness about National Blood Donor month. January is often one of the hardest months to meet the needs of hospitals as fewer donors donate. In 1970 the month of January was designated as National Blood Donor Month. To say thank you to our donors, all donors that donate between January 14th and 23rd will earn 300 points.

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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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Remember to:

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

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Upcoming Events


28Sat Kodiak: Kodiak Crab Fest Drive

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

28Sat ANC: Anchorage Markets

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM :: 6 Hours

29Sun Kodiak: Kodiak Crab Fest Drive

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

30Mon Kodiak: Kodiak Crab Fest Drive

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes


1Wed JBER: Army Corps of Engineers

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM :: 7 Hours

3Fri ER: Fred Meyer Eagle River

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM :: 7 Hours

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