About Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services)
Vitalant exists to help people realize their life-transforming potential by offering convenient blood donation opportunities and sharing our expertise in transfusion medicine.
Founded in 1943, Vitalant is the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood services provider exclusively focused on providing lifesaving blood and comprehensive transfusion medicine services. We comprise a network of about 120 donation centers across the U.S., each with its own rich history and legacy. Vitalant is an internationally known and respected leader that continues to push the boundaries to advance the experience, practice and application of transfusion medicine.
Decades of experience and high-level expertise in blood collection, testing, logistics, distribution, special services and research propel Vitalant forward to advance the experience, practice and application of transfusion medicine. Simply put, we are the conduit that connects people with their lifesaving potential.