Community Blood Drives

Join the City of Golden Valley in giving the gift of life at two annual community blood drives. The Memorial Blood Center's mobile unit will be in the City Hall parking lot for each event.

Make your appointment online (enter sponsor code 4078), or contact Maggie at 651-332-7171 or On the day of your donation, complete your health history questionnaire online at

Check-in is in the Police Department lobby.

Spring Blood Drive

2020 Spring Blood Drive TBD
Time TBD

Check in: Foyer of Public Safety Building (7700 Golden Valley Rd)

Sign up online.

Battle Of The Badges

2020 Blood Drive TBD
Time TBD

Memorial Blood Centers’ Battle of the Badges challenges fire and police departments from across the metropolitan area in a friendly competition to save and sustain lives through blood donation. Invite friends, family, and neighbors to support your Golden Valley Fire and Police Departments.

In November 2000, Edina Police Officer Mike Blood was shot multiple times at close range by a bank robber with an assault rifle. He needed 19 operations and 120 units of blood and spent a year in the hospital. Thanks to a supply of blood donated by others, he had a chance to recover.

To learn more about Mike and how donated blood saved his life, go to