Children's Hospital Colorado

Directed Blood Donations

Directed blood donations are donations that individuals make to someone they know, such as a child, a friend or relative. These donations must be scheduled in advance and cannot be made in an emergency situation because the testing of the donation takes about three days to complete.

Directed blood donations are for someone you know

Read our fact sheet about directed blood donations (.pdf).

How to donate

Families who are interested in donating to a specific patient may contact the Blood Donor Center at (720) 777-5398.