Founded in 1943, Vitalant is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit transfusion medicine organizations. We comprise a network of about 120 community blood centers, each with its own rich history and legacy. Vitalant provides lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services for about 900 hospitals and their patients across the U.S.
Today, Vitalant is an internationally known and respected leader that continues to push the boundaries to advance the experience, practice, and application of transfusion medicine.
World-renowned, Vitalant Research Institute is engaged in scientific studies ranging from blood donor epidemiology to cellular therapy to virus discovery. Vitalant is a partner in the operations of Creative Testing Solutions, the largest independent blood donor testing organization in the U.S. Several high-volume laboratories spanning the country test 70 percent of the nation’s blood supply.
Vitalant brings together the rich legacies of regional blood centers throughout the nation. Together with communities across nearly 30 states, we are transforming lives coast to coast.
Now Vitalant, we have found that our histories are more alike than different, and we are inspired to work together to create moments of awe.