Our Blood Institute

  • This Spring, Stand Tall & Donate Blood!

    Donate blood in March or April and you'll take home this all-new T-shirt. Donors in Oklahoma, Texas and select parts of Arkansas will also receive a voucher for free Oklahoma City Zoo ticket!

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  • Blood Donor Learns She Had Cancer After Giving Platelets

    Worried by her test results, OBI Medical Director Dr. Michael Stevenson advised Jennifer Cotto see her doctor immediately. It was there Jennifer learned she had leukemia, a diagnosis made in time to save her life.

    Her Story

  • Global Blood Fund Helps Find Donor Beds New Homes in Mexico

    Thirty donor beds were sent to multiple blood centers across Mexico thanks to the OBI-founded nonprofit and the support of thousands of OBI blood donors.

    How It Happened

  • Introducing DonableĀ®

    Earn extra money for recruiting blood donors through this revolutionary new app. It pays you for every blood donation you help bring in for OBI!

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  • Red Blood Cell Apheresis May Add More Benefits for Sickle Cell Patients

    New research suggests that sickle cell patients may be able to benefit from red blood cell exchanges more than previously realized.

    More on RBCx Benefits

    This Life Brought to You by Blood Donors

    Learn about the need for blood donations from patients who have benefitted from these lifesaving gifts.

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    Get Paid with a Purpose

    OBI is proud to launch DonableĀ®, a peer-to-peer app that pays users for recruiting blood donors to OBI locations. Now anyone can turn their network of friends, family, coworkers, etc. into local lifesavers. Download today!

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    • Use the Donable app to recruit blood donors, save lives and earn money!

      Join Our Team

      Make saving lives part of your work by joining our lifesaving mission.

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