Financial contributions

Giving life in a different way

Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) is an independent, community-based nonprofit organization. Financial contributions are vital in keeping Bloodworks on the cutting edge of research and a cornerstone of quality healthcare in the Northwest.

Your Gifts

  • Guarantee the advancement of blood research & patient services;
  • Can be designated to a specific medical program;
  • Can be contributed in memory or in honor of a friend, family member, or a special individual;
  • Are recognized with a personal thank you letter (serves as your tax receipt), and recognized within our Annual Report;
  • Of $1,000 or more, invite you to our annual Benefactor’s Thank You Event.

We Respect and Value Your Privacy
Please let us know if you would like your contribution to remain anonymous.

Life-Saving Discoveries

Bloodworks Research has been discovering and developing new ways to save and improve lives for more than 70 years. We are international leaders in blood and medical research.

Patients are the driving force behind all research conducted at the Blood Center. Our investigators work to improve patient care by solving real-world clinical problems. Translating laboratory discoveries into medical practice has resulted in many advances and lifesaving treatments developed by the Blood Center and in use worldwide.

Our Research Institute has developed methods and treatments that have revolutionized transfusion medicine:

  • Tripling the storage life of blood components, reducing severe blood shortages around the world
  • Storing platelets to enable bone-marrow transplants and open heart surgery
  • Improving transfusion therapy in treatment for trauma and burns
  • Enhancing hemophilia care, adding up to 30 years to patients’ lives

Medical institutions in the Northwest and around the globe rely on our unparalleled expertise in blood research and transfusion medicine. Our current research projects are tackling some of the most critical problems in medicine today, and will potentially save hundreds of thousands of lives.

Giving is easy

Giving Online

Use our secure online form to make a contribution with your credit card.

Giving by Phone

Credit card gifts or pledges may also be made by telephone! Call (206) 568-3614 and let us know:

  • The amount of the gift you’d like to make;
  • Your credit card number;
  • Your credit card expiration date;
  • The name on the card;
  • Your complete mailing address.

Giving by Mail

Contributing with a check? Please make checks payable to Bloodworks Northwest.

Please mail to:
Bloodworks Northwest
c/o Development
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Matching gifts

Double Your Impact!

You can double (sometimes even triple!) the impact your contribution has on saving lives through matching gifts. Many companies match philanthropic contributions and/or volunteer hours donated by their employees to nonprofit organizations like Bloodworks Northwest.

How to: After you make a gift or volunteer with BloodworksNW, apply for a matching gift through your employer to double your impact. For details, please search for your employer below.

Employer search can be found here:

Shop and Support

Bartell Drugs is offering to payback 4% of every eligible purchase to the Bloodworks Northwest.

It’s free and easy to participate!

  1. Fill out and print the registration form (PDF).
  2. While visiting Bartell Drugs, hand the cashier your form and ask to sign up for the ‘B’ Caring Card.
  3. Use your card every time you shop at Bartell Drugs.

Start supporting our nonprofit, and sign up today! (PDF)

Bloodworks Happenings Calendar

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Contact Development
Please contact the Development Office with any feedback or questions:

Bloodworks Northwest
c/o Development
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206.568.3614

Bloodworks Northwest is registered with Washington State’s Charities Program as required by law. Additional information is available by calling 800.332.4483 or visiting

Bloodworks Northwest Tax ID [EIN] #91-1019655

Your gift of blood, time or money saves lives.