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San Diego Blood Bank receives $225,000 grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation

We are pleased to announce that San Diego Blood Bank received a $225,000 grant from The Conrad Prebys Foundation. We are honored to be one of 114 organizations supported by The Conrad Prebys Foundation inaugural grant cycle! These funds will support SDBB’s Campaign for Life to complete funding for two new bloodmobiles – impacting up to 630,000 lives! San Diego Blood Bank is excited and humbled to partner with The Conrad Prebys Foundation and honor Conrad Prebys’ legacy and philanthropic passion for healthcare in our community.

Each person saved by a blood donation on these bloodmobiles has a future made possible by The Conrad Prebys Foundation. Their partnership and investment ensure that patients in need have access to a robust and safe blood supply for blood recipients to live healthy and meaningful lives. 

"Our staff and board are honored to serve as stewards for The Conrad Prebys Foundation, and with our role comes the responsibility to empower the nonprofits creating meaningful change across San Diego,” said Erin Decker, director of grantmaking for The Conrad Prebys Foundation. “The grantees have exhibited an extraordinary level of resilience, innovation and compassion during this very challenging time, and it is these organizations that will heal our community in the months and years to come. The foundation is proud to be a part of their story”.  

“San Diego Blood Bank is proud that our mission aligns with Conrad Prebys’ legacy of giving back and making a positive impact on thousands of lives every year. Blood donation is truly a gift of life. The bloodmobiles offer a way for the community to come together to impact life - something that we know Conrad Prebys would be very proud of, said Sherry Serio, Vice President of Development, San Diego Blood Bank.

"The past year has underscored the importance of supporting the critical health care systems within our community,” said Erin Decker, director of grantmaking at The Conrad Prebys Foundation. The foundation is honored to have a role in ensuring these vital institutions have the resources and tools they need to provide care to individuals across the San Diego region.”

About The Conrad Prebys Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation was established by real estate entrepreneur Conrad Prebys to perpetuate his commitment to philanthropic endeavors. The Conrad Prebys Foundation inspires transformational change by funding projects in alignment with Conrad Prebys’ legacy interests and continuing his efforts that spark meaningful advancement in our communities. For more information, visit