North America Cord Blood Donation Sites
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank is 1 of 4 NMDP banks that accept MAIL-IN DONATIONS. Eligible mothers must register by the 34th week of pregnancy and pass a health screening. Call the CCBB Public Collection Kit program at 919-668-2071.
This mail-in donation program requires registration at least 4 weeks prior to delivery and mothers must pass a health screening. LifebankUSA and its parent, Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, seek mothers who will donate both cord blood and their placenta. There is an URGENT NEED NOW for donors to supply a clinical trial that benefits patients with blood disorders.
In 2003 Lifeforce Cryobanks became the first public bank enrolling mothers to mail in donations. Those donations that cannot be accepted for unrelated transplants are either sold for research or discarded. Parent enthusiasm for this program has always exceeded the company's ability to accept donations.
M.D. Anderson Cord Blood Bank is 1 of 4 NMDP banks that accept MAIL-IN DONATIONS. Expectant mothers must register by the 34th week of pregnancy and pass a health screening.
New Jersey Cord Blood Bank can accept donations without pre-registration at participating hospitals that have on-site staff. Donations are also accepted from certain hospitals via partnerships with local charities.
This mail-in donation program does require advance registration, but it can take place after 35 weeks and almost up to the time of birth, so long as the application is processed in time. The donated cord blood is used in animals for disease research. Parents can earmark their cord blood to be used towards a particular Saneron CCEL research program that they wish to support.
Texas Cord Blood Bank at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is 1 of 4 NMDP banks that accept MAIL-IN DONATIONS. Expectant mothers must register by the 34th week of pregnancy and pass a health screening.