Money

I make about $6,500 donating plasma over 100 times a year, but I don't do it for the money

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

You can donate plasma more often than blood. Pavel Peskov / EyeEm / Getty Images
Patrick Herdener donates plasma twice a week, every week and makes between $50-$70 per donation.
That means he typically donates plasma 104 times a year and makes about $6,500 before taxes.
Herdener said he started donating for money but the spirit of being helpful motivates him now.
This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Patrick Herdener, who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and donates plasma twice a week. He receives between $50-$70 per donation, which Insider verified with documentation. The...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Money      Science      Donating      Blood plasma      Plasma      As told to      Science-freelance  


Inside Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti: A World of Wellness

Inside Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti: A World of Wellness

A long-time favorite with the European jet set, the rugged snow-topped Dolomites have been receiving an uptick in international interest thanks in part to a crop of smart new... Read more ...

Jacob & Co Unveils Striking Billionaire Timepiece  

Jacob & Co Unveils Striking Billionaire Timepiece  

Jacob & Co has launched the Billionaire Timeless Treasure - a one-of-a-kind $20m timepiece crafted with rare yellow diamonds. What justifies this hefty price tag? The luxury... Read more ...

Best Walkable Bars in the French Quarter

Sip your way around the historic French Quarter. New Orleans gets a lot of things right - food, music, art, and our cocktails. After all, the first cocktail ever created was... Read more ...

Direct flights resumed by Chinese, Dutch airlines from Amsterdam to Beijing

Direct flights resumed by Chinese, Dutch airlines from Amsterdam to Beijing

After a three-year suspension owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese and Dutch airlines resumed direct flights from Amsterdam to Beijing on Sunday. Passengers were given... Read more ...

China: Wujiang District displays its culture, scenery to lure more tourists

China: Wujiang District displays its culture, scenery to lure more tourists

Suzhou's Wujiang District has announced springtime events ranging from flower appreciation to a silk culture festival. It intends to attract local visitors, shine.cn... Read more ...

Samoa Tourism Authority showcases ‘Beautiful Samoa' during European roadshow

Samoa Tourism Authority showcases ‘Beautiful Samoa' during European roadshow

Following a three-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the European office of the Samoa Tourism Authority reached out to partners with a two-week roadshow. It met with 200... Read more ...

Launch owners consider launch-based tourism to revive faltering business in...

Launch owners consider launch-based tourism to revive faltering business in Bangladesh

Launch owners are contemplating providing launch-based tourism on southern routes in an effort to revitalise their faltering businesses in Bangladesh, The Business Standard... Read more ...

Runaway Truck Wheel Sends Kia Soul Flying off the Highway

Runaway Truck Wheel Sends Kia Soul Flying off the Highway

There's nothing that makes you appreciate the advances in car safety tech like a horrifying crash that everyone walks away from. Case in point: this shocking incident that saw... Read more ...

The Carabiner Collective + Trailblazer Grants

The Carabiner Collective's Trailblazer Grants Are On a Mission To Build a Stronger, More Diverse Outdoor Community Where Everyone Feels Welcome Announcing the launch of The... Read more ...

Turtle Launches Electric Bike Cab To Whisk Riders Around Streets Of Paris

Micro-mobility startup Turtle has launched an on-demand electric bike service that allows riders to order via an application a bike cab driven by a chauffeur. Read more ...