Why do people give blood? Because they like to help others - and because giving feels amazing. In busy, complicated times, giving blood is an easy, meaningful way to make a difference. In fact, this simple gift can enhance the lives of up to three people. Giving blood only takes about one relaxing hour, and we - and your body - do all of the work. Of course, every donor and every patient has an interesting story; click on a few of the pictures above and see for yourself. It just might put you in the giving vein of mind. Blood is a gift - straight from the heart. Your heart. Please share it today.