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UPDATE: National Gay Blood Drive in Des Moines

national-gay-blood-driveDes Moines Participates in National Gay Blood Drive


The Des Moines drive is happening Friday, July 11th from 6:30 AM until 1:30 PM at LifeServe Blood Center at 431 E. Locust St. Ally donors are encouraged to schedule their donation by visiting The local National Gay Blood Drive leader is Greg Gross, Prevention Services Manager at The Project of Primary Health Care, and can be reached at or 515-248-1585 (office) and 515-344-5048 (cell).


Help us shed a nationwide light on this ban and get blood to those who need it. Watch the National Gay Blood Drive announcement video for more information, and visit to get involved.


About The National Gay Blood Drive

There is a constant need for blood and donors are essential in maintaining an adequate supply. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood. On July 11, a nationwide blood drive will take place to bring attention to the ban and help save lives. Gay and bisexual men will show their willingness to contribute by bringing allies to donate in their place. This grassroots effort to create change cannot happen without you.


Sign the petition here!

See photos from the event on our Facebook page