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Gavyn is a sperm donor. Gavyn gives life.
Be like Gavyn.

Top 3 Benefits of Donating Sperm

Help Someone Realize the Dream of Creating a Family

Earn Extra Money, Up to $10,000 Every Six Months

Complimentary Health Screenings and Checkups

Donor Requirements

Age 18-40


Current Student or Young Professional

Legally Able to Work in the U.S.

Able to Commit 1-5 Hours per Month

Our promise

A Convenient and Hassle-free Experience

San Diego Sperm Bank is one of the country’s leading and most trusted sperm banks. We work closely with all of our donors to provide personal service that is focused on you, the donor, as an individual.

Our experienced team will ensure a comfortable and positive experience that includes a full health check-up upon your entry into our program, along with ongoing support and extensive, advanced genetic screening.

Becoming a Sperm Donor is Easy as 1-2-3

Fill Out the Online Application

Our application form is quick and easy, with a convenient calendar tool

Complete an Evaluation

During your in-person visit(s), we will complete general testing, evaluation and background review

Start Donating

Once you’re accepted into the program, you’re ready to start making donations

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What is an open ID Sperm Donor?
What Is An Open ID Sperm Donor?

Donors at sperm banks are often classified as ID Donors, ID Disclosure, and at San Diego Sperm Bank, we call it Open ID. The ID status refers to donors who have agreed to future communication with any donor-conceived offspring when they reach at least 18 years old. At San Diego Sperm Bank we only offer Open ID donors, and so all donors in our program agree to at least 1 form of communication in the future with any donor-conceived adults. We understand that this may not be right for everyone, and you will have all the information about this aspect…

How Donations Are Processed at San Diego Sperm Bank
How Donations Are Processed At San Diego Sperm Bank

Donations collected at San Diego Sperm Bank are used in fertility treatments around the world. Here we break down how samples are processed, frozen, then stored, and shipped for treatments. Sperm Donation Sperm donors visit up to 3 times per week for at least six months. When someone is using a sperm donor, it often takes 3 or more treatments before they have a successful pregnancy. It is important that we are able to collect and store enough donated samples from each donor to support each patient trying to become a parent. After the sample is donated, our lab team…

What San Diego Sperm Bank is looking for in a donor
What San Diego Sperm Bank Is Looking For In A Donor

There is currently a national sperm donor shortage. Intended parents are often waiting an extended amount of time, sometimes for 18 months or more, for a donor that meets their needs. In some cases,  intended parents are unable to find a donor and they no longer pursue parenthood. Men who become sperm donors are helping support individuals who are looking to become parents. In LGBTQIA relationships, they might have always known they would rely on a sperm donor to have children. On the other hand, a man might find out they are infertile later in life. Male factor infertility can…

Tips for referring friends to be a sperm donor
Tips For Referring Friends To Be A Sperm Donor

Becoming a sperm donor helps families and provides a much-needed tissue donation for people to become parents. Other benefits to being a sperm donor include compensation for each donation, access to routine health checks with STI testing, and a genetic carrier screening report with 514 different genetic conditions. Sperm donors are compensated per donation at $100 per donation and receive routine health screens. Donors are also welcome to participate in the referral program, which can earn up to $300 per friend who makes it into the program.   Sperm Donor Referal Program The number of people you refer to the…

Being a Known or Directed Sperm Donor for a Friend or Family Member
Being A Known Or Directed Sperm Donor For A Friend Or Family Member

Individuals and couples looking for a sperm donor sometimes have the opportunity to rely on a friend, cousin, or brother-in-law to be their sperm donor. Directed and Known Donors are not sexually intimate with the donor sperm recipients. On the other hand, a Client Depositor is sexually intimate with the recipient. Below we get into the details about how sperm donation works when you donate sperm for someone you personally know and the differences between each type of donor. Directed Donors Directed Donors are not sexually intimate with the donor sperm recipient and collected samples are placed into a 6-month…

How Much Do Sperm Donors Make In San Diego, California?
How Much Do Sperm Donors Make In San Diego, California?

Tissue donors are often compensated for their time and effort made to donate. Sperm donation is no different and earning supplemental income can really help with extra expenses. We have seen donors use the extra income to go on vacation, pay for books, supplement an existing job, or save up for larger expenses. Sperm donors at San Diego Sperm Bank are compensated $100 per donation. Active donors are required to visit weekly for at least six months. But donors have the option to donate up to 3 times per week. How Much Can I Make Donating Sperm? This can all…