Lend an arm and you will get a Donation beer

Last summer’s hit product has made a comeback. Non-alcoholic Pisara beer is once again distributed to all blood donors this summer. Stop by for a Donation beer, it’s good for everyone!

Test if you can donate

Take a quick online test to find out whether you can donate blood or stem cells.

Take the test

Health questionnaire

Fill out the questionnaire no earlier than the day before donation.

Fill out health questionnaire

Wear your donor status with pride!

Donate blood between 11 March and 31 May to win a stylish hoodie.

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Do you need help? Call us!

Donate blood during working hours

Does your workplace allow you to donate blood during working hours? The Blood Service’s Workplace certificate is a concrete way to help patients and demonstrate social responsibility.

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Donor groups

Everything is more fun together, even donating blood!

Read about donor groups

More about blood

What happens to blood after donation? What are different blood groups?

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News and articles

The blood donor's elbow bandage has a red Lifesaver sticker.
4.7.2024
Blood donation

From July 1 to November 30, travel to Europe may result in a temporary donation deferral

The West Nile virus transmission season is starting in Europe. The epidemic will affect blood donation in Finland, as travelling to at-risk areas between 1 July and 30 November will incur a 28-day donation…

Elli Malinen sitting on the bed in hospital.
13.6.2024
Article

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day, when we thank voluntary blood donors for their valuable contributions

World Blood Donor Day is celebrated on the 14th of June. The international day raises awareness of the importance of blood donation and thanks blood donors for their contributions.

22.5.2024
Blood donation

The Blood Service is looking for people with a rare blood group – using a computer-based screening method

There are many more different blood groups than the eight basic blood groups taught in school biology textbooks. As the demographic structure changes, so does the need for donors. The Blood Service is…

7.5.2024
Blood donation

Blood Service Kuopio moves to the Shopping Center Minna

At the end of 2024, the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service will open a new donation site on the second floor of the Shopping Center Minna. The current facilities on the other side of the market square in…