Kentucky Blood Center Preparing to Open Frankfort Donor Center Aug. 31, 2021

Donors invited to donate and preview space in weeks ahead

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Blood Center, which provides blood to 70+ Kentucky hospitals across the state is preparing to open its seventh donor center location, planting its newest facility in Frankfort. The Capital City location is already hosting community blood drives and will open fully after construction projects are complete in early 2022.

“We are excited to open this new location and offer our loyal donors in and around the Capital City a convenient place to donate blood regularly,” said Bill Reed, Kentucky Blood Center President and CEO. “Throughout the pandemic, we’ve continued to see donors flock to our donor centers and it became important for us to make those locations as convenient as possible for donors like the ones we have in Frankfort.”

The newest KBC location is located in Dollar Tree Manor off US 60, near the Brighton Place Kroger Shopping Plaza. Upcoming drives at the location are as follows:

  • Tuesday, September 2 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 16 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday, September 17 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, September 20 from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 22 from 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Monday, September 27 from 2-7 p.m.

Kentucky Blood Center is proud to partner with numerous agencies within the Commonwealth of Kentucky system to host drive and those drive will continue, but the nonprofit is excited to present local donors with another convenient way to boost the blood supply to neighboring hospitals.

For more information on the newest KBC location, or to learn about hosting a blood drive in your area, please call 800-775-2522 or visit

About Kentucky Blood Center

Celebrating more than 50 years of saving lives in Kentucky, KBC is the largest independent, full-service, nonprofit blood center in Kentucky. Licensed by the FDA, KBC’s sole purpose is to collect, process and distribute blood for patients in Kentucky. KBC provides services in 90 Kentucky counties and has donor centers in Lexington, Louisville, Pikeville and Somerset.