Mon. Mar 4th, 2024

Millions of Americans regularly donate their blood, but did you know that there are companies that will pay you for your blood and plasma? That’s right – even here in Orange County.

We found two local options near Santa Ana where you can get paid for your blood and plasma.


Grifols is located at 612 West Katella Avenue, in Orange. You can call them at 714-639-2323 or click here.

Donation requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Weigh at least 110 lbs and be in generally good health
  • Bring a valid photo I.D., and proof of address and Social Security Number or Border Crossing Card

Steps to donate

  • Check-in
  • Screening
  • Physical exam
  • Donation
  • Reward


  • Sunday: 07:00 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Monday: 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
  • Thursday: 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
  • Friday: 08:00 AM – 07:00 PM
  • Saturday: 07:00 AM – 03:00 PM

New donor compensation*

  • You can earn up to $400 for your first 4 donations this month
  • *Compensation amounts are subject to change

Download your First-Time Donor Checklist here.

Winter Special

Complete six successful donations by the end of this month to qualify for a chance to win a GOLDEN PASS that gets you $100 for every donation in 2024!

Learn more about Season of Giving by visiting:

Octapharma Plasma

Your other local option is Octapharma Plasma, located at 10870 Katella Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92804. Phone: (714) 741-4955.

  • Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00am – 7:00pm
  • Located in the same plaza as Cairo Restaurant & Café, nextdoor to Jugos Alcupulco and Gold’s Gym.
  • They offer free parking and Wi-Fi, and we have a friendly and knowledgeable staff who is always happy to help.
  • We also offer competitive compensation for new and returning donors.

New Donors

First-time plasma donors are eligible for a New Donor Bonus – that bonus can be hundreds of dollars the first month!

Returning Donors

Returning plasma donors are paid after each donation. Fees are based on frequency of donation among other factors.

Refer a Friend

You can earn up to $50 for each new donor you refer.

BioLife Plasma Services

BioLife Plasma Services has locations in Corona and Lakewood. Click here for more info.

By Editor

The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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