The Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids donates its venue to assist American Red Cross blood donation programs for COVID-19 on May 4th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Staff at the museum are taking proper procedures necessary to stay in compliance with CDC guidelines and feel privileged the American Red Cross can put its trust in us during a time of need.

Donors are encouraged to review eligibility criteria ahead of time by calling 1-866-236-3276 or visiting All potential blood donors need to sign up for a time slot in order to give blood, spots are limited.

To find a blood donation site closest to you, visit and type in your zipcode at the top right corner of its homepage.

Messaging from American Red Cross regarding donating during COVID-19:

Donating blood products is essential to community health and eligible donors are encouraged to donate during COVID-19 outbreak. The Red Cross follows the highest standards of safety and infection control, and volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need.

For the safety of our donor community and in accordance with CDC guidelines, all donors are required to wear a face-covering or mask. Please bring one if you have one. If you don’t, a mask will be provided for you.

The Marconi Automotive Museum & Foundation for Kids is a class 501(c)(3) nonprofit that donates a portion of net proceeds from events booked at the museum to local at-risk children’s charities throughout Orange County. Events booked at the museum help us help children in need!