Attention Roswell Park blood and platelet donors, The Donor Center will be RELOCATED until further notice. Please proceed to the Research Studies Center, which is located on Carlton Street across from the main hospital. (View Map)
Directions to Donor Center
The Donor Center is located on the ground floor of Roswell Park's main hospital building. Donors should park in the ramp directly across from the hospital and bring their parking ticket in with them. Donors will receive validation for free parking once inside The Donor Center. Upon arrival to the hospital lobby, walk past the large waiting area, and you will see a sign directing you to The Donor Center. We are located on the opposite side of the information desk. Please feel free to ask at the information desk for specific directions. They will be happy to assist you.
Directions to Roswell Park
From points east, west, north and south of Buffalo: Take the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) to Exit 51W (Route 33 West, also called the Kensington Expressway). Exit from Route 33W at Locust St. Turn right at the first traffic light (Michigan Avenue). Continue on Michigan Avenue for two blocks to Carlton Street. Turn left at the traffic signal. Our intersection is Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263.
Scheduling An Appointment
Scheduling an appointment to donate blood or platelets is easy. You may call us at 716-845-8275 and speak directly to a Donor Center representative, or schedule appointments and manage donation activity online at www.thedonorcenterrpci.com.
Hours of Operation
Effective January – April 2020 The Donor Center’s platelet donation appointment hours are as follows:
Monday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.*
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.*
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.*
Thursday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.*
Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.*
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.*
The Donor Center will be open every other Monday and every other Saturday during this time frame.
*Denotes last platelet appointment
Whole blood donations are accepted Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at various times throughout the day.