Annual MLK Day Blood Drive
To sign up for Platelet Donation, call Hoxworth at 513-451-0910
To schedule an appointment please click on the Donate Blood button below.
Place: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center - 50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnat
The Hoxworth Blood Mobile will also be parked at 12th & Elm next to Cincinnati Music Hall between 10:00 a.m. and noon.
To schedule at the NURFC click the Red Button
To schedule at the 12th & Elm location click the red Donate Blood button.
Questions about online scheduling? Email us.
The requirements to give blood are:
Age: Be at least 17 years old.
16 year olds may donate with parental consent
Weight: Minimum of 110 pounds.
Identification: Must provide photo I.D.
Food: Eat a good meal within four hours before giving.
Drink: Drink plenty of water or juice before and after donating.
Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati was founded in 1938 and proudly serves 31 hospitals in 18 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana. Annually, Hoxworth collects over 90,000 units of blood from local donors to help save the lives of patients in our area hospitals. At least 400 products are essential each day to keep up with the demands of Tri-State hospitals and their patients.