About Michigan Blood

Our Mission

Helping people make a lifesaving difference through blood products and service excellence.

Our Organization

Founded in 1955, Michigan Blood is an independent, nonprofit blood bank that provides blood for more than 40 hospitals throughout Michigan. Serving Michigan hospitals is the top priority for Michigan Blood, which collects more than 120,000 blood donations each year at nine permanent donation sites and more than 3,700 mobile blood drives statewide. Related services available from Michigan Blood include a nationally recognized stem cell (marrow) program, therapeutic apheresis, DNA tissue-typing, transfusion medicine consultations, and Michigan’s first public cord blood bank. Michigan Blood is a member of America’s Blood Centers, a network of community blood banks spanning North America that together provide half the US blood supply. 

Michigan Blood is a nonprofit, self-supporting organization holding FDA license #272 and is licensed by Michigan Department of Community Health.


Michigan Blood is an accredited member of AABB; and a member of Blood Centers of America,
America’s Blood Centers
, and Michigan Association of Blood Banks.


Our Leadership Team