1 ConnectLife blood donor can save up to 3 lives

What You Need to Know About Giving Back Through Blood Donation During Coronavirus Outbreak

Less than an hour of your time can save up to three lives, right here in our local community. How? All blood donated through ConnectLife stays local, right here in Western New York.

Blood Donation Tips, FAQs, and More...

Are you ready to make an appointment to donate blood?

Visit ConnectLifeGiveBlood.org to make an appointment OR call our team at 716-529-4270. Here's what the blood donation process is like, in 4 easy steps.

  1. Registration: Photo ID must be presented prior to donation to identify you at every donation. 
  2. Interview: To determine if you are all right to donate we will ask questions about health, travel and medicines. 
  3. Mini-physical: Take your blood pressure, temperature and pulse. Take a small blood sample to make sure you are not anemic. 
  4. Phlebotomy: Blood donation takes 5-15 minutes.