Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

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Love Good Food? Yes Bistro To Hold Fundraiser for BBA

Nov 13 2014

Yes Bistro has a new chef and they can't wait for you to taste the difference. November 21 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. stop in for a sample of the new menu for FREE! While you are there enjoy live music and a silent auction for artist Diann Haist. Proceeds from the silent auction go to support the new Blood Bank of Alaska facility. Come meet our new neighbors and support BBA.

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Dimond Mall Center Is Back!

Nov 12 2014

Our Dimond Mall Center is reopening on November 18 with new temporary hours. Tuesday to Friday 10A to 4P. Schedule an appointment today with Donor Connection or call 222-5630.

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Invalid Donor Cards

Oct 27 2014

Donor cards are no longer valid as a means of identification for registration. The new system launched on September 15, 2014 assigned new donor identification numbers to all donors. Due to this new number the old donor cards are invalid. Please bring a driver's license or other form of picture identification when you arrive to donate blood at our centers and mobile drives. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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First Donors Use New System

Sep 24 2014

Our new automated system is now up and running. Sue Shaffer was kind enough to be the first donor to go through the new registration process. Donors like Sue are the reason we are able to serve the patients of Alaska. Sue is a frequent platelet donor and we hope this will make her experience at Blood Bank of Alaska a little easier. Click the Donor Connection icon in the top right hand of the screen to schedule your appointment using the new system today or call 222-5630.

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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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Donor Connection Ready To Launch

Sep 03 2014

It is here! Starting September 15 donors can now make appointments in real time for whole blood online. In addition this new connection will allow you to view your past donation history, hero rewards, wellness and more! You will use the login button on the homepage of the website beginning September 15.

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Construction Begins On New Building

Apr 11 2014

Blood Bank of Alaska is so excited that on Monday April 7, 2014 the construction began at our new building site. The new facility is scheduled to be completed in 2015 and we are still raising funds for this effort. This building will provide Alaska with a safe blood supply in times of disaster and bring an additional state-of-the-art laboratory to our community. Click Read more to view a slide show.

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Take a Tour of the Future BBA Facility

May 31 2013

We are currently working towards building a new Blood Bank of Alaska facility to support Alaska patients in need. Take a quick virtual tour of the inside of the donor area by clicking on read more. Together we can build a better future for Alaska.

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Current Critical Needs

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Anchorage Centers
Call 222-5630 for info

Fairbanks Center
Call 456-5645 for info

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Remember to:

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

Mobile Blood Drive Calendar

Upcoming Events


23Sun ANCH - ORSO & Glacier BrewHouse

Hello 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

25Tue JBER - 673 LRS & 773 LRS

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

27Thu Fairbanks Center Closed for Thanskgiving

Hello 12:00 AM - 6:30 PM :: 18 Hours 30 Minutes

27Thu Laurel & Dimond CLOSED for Thanksgiving

Hello 12:00 AM - 8:00 PM :: 20 Hours

29Sat VAL - Fred Meyer Palmer

Hello 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM :: 6 Hours 30 Minutes

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