Blood Bank of Alaska | Helping Alaska Patients in Need

NEW VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS KNOWN AS: SARS-COV-2 / COVID-19

March 30th, 2020

NEW VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS-PLEASE DONATE BLOOD TODAY! VOLUNTARY 28-DAY DEFERRAL REQUEST IN RESPONSE TO 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS New Voluntary 28-day Deferral Request in Response to Novel Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Blood Bank of Alaska (BBA) along with other blood banks across the United States is monitoring the evolving situation regarding […]

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BBA Centers Reopen on Tuesday March 31st

March 28th, 2020

Thank you to all of our amazing donors. Blood Bank of Alaska will reopen for appointments on Tuesday March 31st. Your generosity saves Alaskan lives. To schedule an appointment visit bloodbankofalaska.org

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Appointments Only At This Time

March 26th, 2020

Thank you for donating this week! We are asking that donors make an appointment to donate at this time. This is to ensure the safety of those donating and minimize the wait time. Thank you again – call 907-222-5630 to schedule your appt.

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Blood Donation Is Authorized During Hunker Down Order as Critical Resource

March 21st, 2020

Donated blood is a critical resource of the medical community and the city has authorized travel to local community blood centers at this time.  Officials expect donors to travel directly to the blood center for their donation appointments and then return to their home or place of business. Thank you to the community for ensuring […]

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We Need Your Help: Donate Today

March 9th, 2020

Alaskans pride themselves on their way of life. The stereotype of the rugged Alaskan, self-reliant, tough, and free spirited is on the mark. We live here in the great state of Alaska because we enjoy and appreciate the scenery and wildlife, the opportunities for outdoor life, as well as good times with our fellow Alaskans. […]

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January is National Blood Donor Month

January 13th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2020   National Blood Donor Month Raises Awareness for the Need for Blood in January   Anchorage, AK: January is National Blood Donor Month and Blood Bank of Alaska is encouraging donors to visit their local blood center or a mobile drive. This month was first designated as National Blood […]

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Limited Release: Chad Carpenter T-Shirts During AK State Fair!

August 13th, 2019

Pick up one of our exclusive Chad Carpenter designed t-shirts when you donate at the State Fair or at a select center during the State Fair. August 22nd – September 4th; Anchorage Main Center, S. Anchorage Center and the Wasilla Center will also have t-shirts. 907-222-5630 Call today to book an appointment at the center […]

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2nd Annual BBA & Wine Styles Fundraiser September 14th, 2019

August 12th, 2019

Join us for a night of live auctions, silent auctions, wine, food and fun to raise money for a new mobile coach to save lives in communities across Alaska.  The event takes place on September 14th at the Alaska Native Heritage Center and begins at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). Tickets are $55 […]

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Board Chair, Dr. Ian Van Tets, Makes 100th Donation!

July 2nd, 2019

Board Chair, Ian Van Tets, completed his 100th donation last week.  He began donating blood in the nineties and has donated in Alaska since moving here in 2002. He fits blood donation into his busy schedule as an Associate Professor with the University of Alaska, teaching physiology for both UAA’s Department of Biological Sciences and […]

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William Shatner Films PSA to Encourage Donation

October 12th, 2018

This August Blood Bank of Alaska released a brand new public service announcement featuring television and film icon, William Shatner.  Mr. Shatner responded to a request by Alaska’s community blood bank (Blood Bank of Alaska) to lend his voice and raise awareness about the importance of blood donations in Alaska.  Currently there is a national […]

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