Blood Centers of the Pacific (BCP) is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides blood and blood components to hospitals, physicians and patients throughout Northern California. BCP also houses the Blood Systems Research Institute (BSRI) which conducts medical research to improve blood safety and patient care.
A subsidiary of Blood Systems, the second largest blood collection organization in the U.S., BCP is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors. BCP’s board represents community leaders in the fields of medicine, business and civic service and is licensed by the Food and Drug Administration.
They have approximately 400 full-time and part-time employees, including physicians, directors, laboratory assistants, phlebotomists, registered nurses, medical assistants, donor recruiters, hospital services personnel, research and administrative staff. BCP is dedicated to serving the community by ensuring there is always blood for those in need.
BCP works closely with businesses, community groups, non-profit organizations, churches, synagogues, schools and colleges to schedule “on-site” mobile blood drives.
In addition, BCP process more than 200,000 blood components, and distribute about 145,000 pints of blood and almost 24,000 units of platelets to more than 45 hospitals annually.
Your donation will impact the lives of approximately 50,000 patients and their families annually. To donate blood, visit www.bloodcenters.orgor call 1.888.393.GIVE.
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