Mariah - Sickle Cell Warrior and Blood Recipient

People Need People

“It’s our duty to donate blood,” says Mariah’s mom, Tamara. “We take it upon ourselves that somebody helped our daughter, so now we do it in return.”

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan has provided blood products and services to local patients since 1955. Find a blood center near you or use our zip code search to find a nearby community blood drive.

About Versiti Blood Center of Michigan

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan collects more than 120,000 units of blood annually and has a nationally recognized stem cell (marrow) program.

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Michigan Blood Donation Centers

 
Bay City Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 1017 North Johnson St., Bay City, MI 48708. Open 7 days per week.
 
Gaylord Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 133 W Main Street Suite 101, Gaylord, MI 49735. Open Monday, Saturday and Sunday.
 
Grand Rapids Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 1036 Fuller Ave. Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Open 7 days per week.
 
Grandville Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 3140 Wilson SW., Grandville, MI 49418. Open Wednesday through Saturday.
 
Kalamazoo Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 524 E. Milham Ave., Portage, MI 49002. Open 7 days per week.
 
Midland Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 825 East Main St., Midland, MI 48640. Open 7 days per week.
 
Saginaw Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 1771 Tittabawassee Rd., Saginaw, MI 48604. Open 7 days per week.
 
St. Joseph Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 2710 Cleveland Ave., St. Joseph, MI 49085. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.
 
Traverse City Blood Donation Center
Donate blood, double red cells, or platelets at this Versiti Blood Center of Michigan donation center. Located at 2575 Aero-Park Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686. Open 7 days per week.

We're In Your Community

 

In addition to our donor centers, we regularly host blood drives at schools, workplaces and other nearby locations. Search by your zip code for blood drives near you or browse our featured community blood drives.

About Blood Donation

 
Blood Types Explained
Find the facts about different blood types, from A+ to O-. Learn more about why people have different blood types before your next blood donation.
 
Types of Donations
Volunteer to donate blood at a blood donation center near you. Find out how often you can donate blood and make an appointment to donate today.
 
Importance of Diverse Donors
Diverse blood donations improve blood transfusion outcomes for sickle cell patients and diverse blood recipients. Make an appointment to donate blood.
 
LGBTQ+ Donor Information
Members of the LGBTQ+ community may be able to donate blood, platelets or plasma, provided that they meet FDA eligibility requirements.
 
Host A Blood Drive
Blood drive organizations save lives. Learn how to host a blood drive in your community with Versiti.
 
VersiPASS
Use VersiPASS to answer your donor questionnaire from the comfort of your home, the day of your appointment.
 
Beacon Club Loyalty Program
Blood donors of all blood types and blood drive hosts earn rewards in Versiti’s blood center loyalty club. Donate blood or host a blood drive for rewards.
 
Cord Blood Donation
Cord blood is easy to donate, and can save somebody's life. Give life twice - learn how you can help.