The NIH Blood Bank and the NIH/NOAA R&W have joined together to raise awareness for the importance of blood and platelet donations. As an added incentive, those who donate will receive a coupon from the NIH Blood Bank for $2 off an R&W membership. The NIH Blood Bank, an integral part of Bethesda’s health care community, provides a lifesaving service that benefits our citizen’s every day. The NIH Blood Bank collects blood and blood products, which help take care of and save the lives of patients in our community. This lifesaving service would not be possible without the generous time and effort of volunteer blood and platelet donors. The NIH Blood Bank is located in Bldg. 10 and provides reserved, free parking spaces for donors Monday – Friday from 7:30am – 5pm. Call 301-496-1048 to schedule your appointment or visit bloodbank.nih.gov for more info.