Financial Donations

Blood Science Foundation offers a number of donation alternatives. To donate money, financial donations can be directed to a specific location (Chicagoland, Pittsburgh, Virginia) or to our Pittsburgh-based Research Institute. Our Founding Funders program accepts monetary donations of $50K or more. To learn more about becoming a Founding Funder, please click here.

There may be a variety of reasons why a person may choose to make a financial contribution in lieu of a blood donation. Perhaps:

  • You don’t have enough time in your busy schedule
  • You have a fear of needles
  • You have health restrictions, such as low blood iron, age, and weight

Thank you for your financial contribution.

Blood Science Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and is a public charity under Section 509(a)(3). Donors can deduct contributions they make under Internal Revenue Code Section 170. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Gifts In-Kind

Blood Science Foundation is accepting in-kind donations, a non-monetary offering of goods or services to support our cause.

Our Founding Funders program also includes in-kind donations monetarily equivalent to $50K or more. To learn more about becoming a Founding Funder, please click here. For example, goods and services might include:

  • Computers, equipment, or other items needed by Blood Science Foundation
  • Event space, mail services, or administrative support
  • Marketing or special event services
  • Cash equivalents like mutual funds, stocks, bonds, or bitcoins

Please complete the form below and be as specific as you can. We will get back to you as soon as possible. We will collect additional information, but this will help get us started.

Blood Science Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and is a public charity under Section 509(a)(3). Donors can deduct contributions they make under Internal Revenue Code Section 170. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Blood Donations

Blood Science Foundation is supporting the challenge of increasing the blood supply in our service areas.

Now, more than ever, your support is needed. Thousands of people in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Illinois are in critical condition. 

Your gift will make a big difference and help to support our work to end the blood supply shortage in these areas and save lives.

If you’re planning to donate blood, here are just a few tips to get you ready for your blood donation:

  • Be sure to HYDRATE. Drink ample fluids on the day of your donation.
  • DRESS COMFORTABLY and wear a top that allows your sleeves to be easily rolled up.
  • Eat iron rich foods several weeks prior to your donation.
  • Bring your ID, your donor card or two other forms of identification.
  • RELAX, your local blood bank will take care of the rest.

The need for life-saving blood always exists. Click below to schedule an appointment to donate at one of our convenient blood centers.

We  are asking for
your charitable support.

Help the Blood Science Foundation advance cutting-edge research, provide a safe and ample blood supply and meet the needs of our patients and donors in our service areas.