Donors Home » Donors Testimonials Travis Fortson had given blood since his college days at the Citadel. He always enjoyed helping others and gave as often as he could. But never would he have expected that blood would save his own life. Read more New Donors If you’re a 1st time blood donor between the ages of 16-34, we have a special DONATE • DOWNLOAD • DRINK UP program designed exclusively for you! Read more Whole Blood Each donation can save up to three lives. They may not know you by name, but they’ll always remember your gift. With only one hour of your time, you can give a lifetime. Read more Platelets Plateletpheresis (pronounced Plate-let-fer-E-sis) is the process of collecting platelets from a donor. Using a system the platelets are collected, and the plasma and red blood cells are returned to the donor. Read more 16 Year Old Donors Lowering the donation age to 16 helps strengthen our blood supply, and for many teens, donating blood is a way to express maturity and civic responsibility. Read more Donor Feedback The survey page will be coming soon. Your comments are important to us, so in the meantime if you need to contact someone immediately, please click here. Thanks!