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  • Monday, January 3

  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

  • LifeServe Blood Center Des Moines Donor Center 431 East Locust Street

  • Appointments required.

  • To set up your appointment, Click Here!



Donors will receive a shirt and a ticket to an Iowa Wild game!

Why Donate?

  • Blood donations are especially important during the holiday season and winter months. Busy holiday schedules and poor winter weather conditions can have a major impact on donor turnout and the blood supply.

  • About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital will need blood.

  • One donation makes a difference! One blood donation can save the lives of up to three different hospital patients in our community.

  • Blood donation matters for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment, for premature infants, for trauma and accident victims and for patients undergoing various surgeries.

  • In one hour, donors can help save the lives of three different people

  • Only 38% of the population is eligible to donate blood, and of that only 5% actually donate.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Donors must be at least 16 years of age (a signed parental/guardian consent form is required for donors age 16 and 17)

  • Donors must weigh at least 120 pounds and be in general good health

  • Donors should eat a good meal before donating

  • Donors should bring a photo ID or blood donor ID card

Call LifeServe Blood Center at 1.800.287.4903 or visit lifeservebloodcenter.