Stephanie, THANK YOU! After seeing this and your push for the blood donations, somehow I was inspired to check eligibility yet again. I haven’t been able to donate because I lived in Europe, but as it turns out the CDC made some changes and I’m now eligible! I have a blood type that is in demand so I’m glad to finally be able to help! if you don’t know if you’re eligible, check, I was able to call the red cross and the person I spoke to was really nice as well.