• One pint of blood can save up to three lives.
  • One in seven people entering a hospital needs blood.
  • Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds.
  • 37% of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood. Only 10% do annually.
  • Blood cannot be artificially made.
  • Red blood cells can be stored for 42 days.
  • Platelets can be stored for five days.
  • ConnectLife is the primary supplier of blood products for Kaleida Health, ECMC, and all the hospitals in Niagara and Wyoming Counties.
  • In 2014, ConnectLife had over 25,000 presenting blood & platelet donors, for a total of over 140,000 donors since June 2007.