Classroom Tools

Blood Bank of Alaska is an approved presenter for many school districts.  Our team looks forward to assiting teachers and staff with in class presentations, materials on blood donation and fielding questions to help educate the student body. 

Download Our Classroom Tools

Blood Type Match  - So what blood types are there and who can receive your blood?  Take a look at this chart to find out.

Where the Blood Goes  - Once the blood is donated, what happens to it?  

Blood in Our Body  - Our bodies are one of the most complex machines, what is it made of?

Who Needs Blood? -  I know people need transfusions, but WHY?  Read to see.

History of Blood Banking  - It has taken hundreds of years to come this far in blood banking, see the history.

High School Drives  - Getting ready for a high school drive takes planning.  

Emergency Preparedness  - Donating blood helps in Emergency Preparedness - did you know that?  Blood Bank of Alaska is a critical part of the process.


Download Coloring Pages:       Chad Carpenter             State Flag                Blood Drop


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Current Critical Needs

Type O+ O-

Anchorage Centers(2)
Fairbanks Center
Wasilla Center
Call 222-5630 for info

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Remember to:

  • Eat well
  • Drink plenty of fluids before donating
  • Bring photo ID (with Birthday or SSN)

Mobile Blood Drive Calendar

Upcoming Events


22Wed ANC: South High School

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM :: 6 Hours

22Wed ANC: CH2M Hill

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM :: 7 Hours

23Thu Kodiak: U.S. Coast Guard Base

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 8 Hours

23Thu ANC: Salvation Army

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours

23Thu Girdwood Health Clinic

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 5 Hours

24Fri Kodiak: Convention Center

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

24Fri ANC: Aloha Stop & Shop

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM :: 7 Hours

25Sat Kodiak: Convention Center

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

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Did you know that aphaeresis donors help cancer patients?