Cord Blood Donation Resources

Where to find information about donating umbilical cord blood.

ByABC News
May 3, 2008, 7:46 PM

May 3, 2008— -- Placental Blood Program of the New York Blood Center
310 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (212) 570-3230

The largest public bank in the country. Collections at Brooklyn Hospital in New York, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Systems in Manhasset, Inova-Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, and University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio.

M.D. Anderson Cord Blood Bank
Office location: Houston, Texas
Local Phone: 713/563-8000
International Toll Free: 866/869-5111

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program
5700 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Oakland, CA 94609-1673
Phone: (510) 450-7605
Fax: (510) 450-5839

If you give birth in the United States and your physician agrees that cord blood collection would be of value to you, you may participate in our program if you have a child with a transplant-treatable condition, and are expecting a baby who is a full sibling (same parents) of the affected child.

Michigan Community Blood Centers Cord Blood Bank
1036 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (866) 642-5663 (Michigan only toll free)
(616) 233-8604 (direct)

Collections for unrelated transplants only. Collections only at Bay Regional (Bay City), Covenant (Saginaw), Hackley (Muskegon), Holland (Holland), Lakeland (St. Joseph and Niles), Mercy General (Muskegon), MetroHealth (Grand Rapids), Mid-Michigan Medical Center (Midland and Clare), Munson (Traverse City), North Ottawa (Grand Haven), Spectrum Health (Grand Rapids), St. Mary's (Grand Rapids) and Zeeland Community Hospital (Zeeland).

Ireland Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve Universityand University Hospitals of Cleveland Umbilical Cord Blood Program
Cleveland, Ohio
Phone: (216) 844-4723