skip to Cookie NoticeSkip to contents

Header Skipped.

Platelet Donation: Make An Appointment

You can make an appointment to donate platelets at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center during hours listed below by calling 888-LETS-GIV (538-7448) or 617-632-3206 or emailing

The Kraft Center is located on the first floor of the Jimmy Fund Building at 35 Binney Street in Boston.


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 6:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 6:45 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 6:45 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Download Platelet Donation FAQs in PDF format.

888-LETS-GIV (538-7448) | 617-632-3206

What to Expect When Donating Blood or Platelets

This video gives a step-by-step glimpse into giving blood or platelets. Help us save lives!

When you donate blood or donate platelets at the Kraft Family Blood Donor Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, or give blood on board the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile, you are making a life-saving difference for patients in need—right here in our community.

All of the blood and platelets collected at the Kraft Center and on the Blood Mobile benefit patients at Brigham and Women’s and Dana-Farber.

Learn more about Brigham and Women's Hospital

For over a century, a leader in patient care, medical education and research, with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery.

About BWH