Become a donor

We want to make the process as simple and easy for potential donors so donating can become a continued part of your routine. By building longstanding partnerships with donors, we can help ensure hospitals have a reliable supply of platelets for patients in need.

Step 1:

Complete Donor Contact Form

Registration only takes a few minutes and can be completed from the comfort of your own home. A Trusting Heart staff member will then contact you within 24 hours to determine your eligibility. 

Step 2:

Provide Blood Sample

Pending your suitability, Trusting Heart staff will coordinate a sample blood collection for which you will be paid a $15 honorarium. Upon successful screening of your blood sample (24-48 hours), our staff will schedule your full donation appointment.

Step 3:

Donate and Receive Compensation

Receive $50 in compensation immediately following your donation appointment.

Step 4:

Schedule Your Next Donation Appointment

You’ll be invited to the donor community portal to schedule your next donation appointment with us. Donate weekly up to 24 times each year.

A look inside the donation process

Donating platelets may be new to you. Here’s a quick overview of the donation process and how we process your platelets at Trusting Heart Blood Center for hospitals to use in the future:

A relatively small amount of blood is drawn from your arm into an automated blood cell separator machine.

The blood is rapidly spun to separate platelets from the other blood components.

These cells then go directly into a sterile, single-use disposable kit.

The rest of your blood components are returned to you through your arm. 

The cycle is then repeated several times until the donation process is complete, with our trained staff closely monitoring every step along the way.

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Doing good adds up to rewards.

Upon completion of the Onsite Health Assessment you will be given a $15 honorarium. Once you qualify as a donor, you can earn $50 at each visit upon successful completion of the donation process.

We compensate our donors for taking the time to save lives. Become part of the movement.

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