MacRumors is pleased to announce our 14th annual MacRumors Blood Drive, running throughout the month of May 2023. Let’s save lives together by encouraging blood, platelet and plasma donations. While most blood drives are specific to a geographic location, our blood drive takes place online and around the world. Anyone can participate.

Over the past 13 years, MacRumors’ blood drives have recorded donations of 1,193 units of blood, platelets and plasma, encouraged donors, and celebrated new enrollments in bone marrow and organ donor registries. We’ve heard from first-time donors, regular donors, and those whose lives were saved by donations from strangers.

This year’s featured blood donor is user fwmireault, a regular blood donor and registered organ donor who participated in the MacRumors Blood Drive for the first time last year and also joined the bone marrow registry.

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How to participate in the MacRumors blood drive

  1. If you are an eligible donor, schedule a blood, platelet or plasma donation (see FAQ) at any donation center near you. Post to the MacRumors 2023 Blood Drive! thread to tell us about it. Please also post if you are registering as an organ donor or registering for the bone marrow registry (see FAQ). We will add all donors and registrants to our honor roll.
  2. If you are not eligible to donate, please encourage someone else to donate and let us know. If they make a donation, they will both be added to our Honor Roll.
  3. Share our message with friends, family and followers. Thank the people who post on MacRumors 2023 Blood Drive! thread.

After the MacRumors blood drive ends on May 31, please register your future blood, platelet and plasma donations on our Team MacRumors page (see instructions). We will count your donations and count them towards the MacRumors 2024 blood drive next May.

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