Posted on 03/03/2017
Planning a trip for spring break? Please consider giving blood at Bonfils before you go! Sticking around for the week? Spend an hour saving lives! Bonfils typically sees a dip in donations when schools are on spring break but the need is constant every week of the year.
As a special thank you, everyone who comes in to donate at Bonfils' community donor centers or mobile blood drives from March 1 through April 20 will be entered to win a pair of suite-level tickets to upcoming Colorado Avalanche, Denver Nuggets or Colorado Mammoth games. Read more about that and other promotions in our Calendar of Events.
Walk-ins are also welcome at our eight community donor centers and multiple, daily mobile blood drives across Colorado.
Another good reason to schedule your blood donation now: travel to some areas will prevent you from donating for 12 months upon your return.Travel restrictions change periodically, so please check the latest list:
Bonfils Blood Center is currently testing all donated blood for Zika virus, allowing those who have recently traveled to areas where Zika is present to safely donate blood UNLESS:
The Centers for Disease Control website has additional information about Zika virus.
Got a new tattoo? You may be able to donate anyway. Check out the updated requirements: