Financial Donors

Partner with San Diego Blood Bank 

Since 1950, San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB) has served our region with quality lifesaving blood products which has been nurtured by a legacy of our dedicated and generous financial donors.

In partnership with our community, San Diego Blood Bank Foundation is the fundraising entity that supports critical resources for blood donations, advances San Diego Blood Bank’s mission, and fuels collaboration with cutting-edge research organizations to advance SDBB’s Cord Blood Banking and Precision BloodTM programs. Your tax-deductible gift is an investment in life.

To make a gift today or for more information on ways to give and to learn how philanthropy impacts San Diego Blood Bank's mission, please visit SDBB Foundation's giving website by clicking below.


Ways to Give 

  • Make a one-time gift of cash or in-kind gift 
  • Join our Annual Giving Program by making an annual, monthly, quarterly, or one-time gift to support SDBB’s Greatest Need or another program that fits your needs, and receive exclusive membership benefits
  • Give in honor or in memory of a family member, patient, caregiver or friend 
  • Make a gift of appreciated stock or securities and receive tax benefits
  • Give through your donor-advised fund (DAF) — (ie. San Diego Foundation, Jewish Foundation, etc.) 
  • Establish an endowment fund
  • Make a planned gift through an estate, bequest, charitable annuity, real estate or a car donation
  • Leverage matching gifts from your workplace 
  • Learn how corporate giving helps to advance our mission 
  • Set San Diego Blood Bank as your charity on Amazon.Smile and Amazon gives when you shop! 

Get Involved 

  • Start a fundraising campaign for a San Diego Blood Bank program close to your heart 
  • Attend a Tour of San Diego Blood Bank — contact Cherryl Castro-Lector at or call (619) 400-8214 
  • Subscribe to Foundation’s mailing list to receive a monthly philanthropy update about the impact of charitable giving and annual report directly to your inbox 

Contact Us 

For general inquiries, please contact Foundation by email at
For more information on partnerships and charitable giving contact Sherry Serio, Vice President of Development at or call (619) 400-8188


San Diego Blood Bank is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and financial donations are tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. Please check with your personal tax advisor regarding the deduction of your gift.