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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 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…

What To Expect After Being A Sperm Donor
What To Expect After Being A Sperm Donor

Men who join the sperm donor program in San Diego actively donate for an average of 12 months. Actively participating in the donor program entails weekly visits to the lab for at least six months. The majority of appointments are simple donation visits, but active donors also receive routine healthcare checks that include physicals and STI testing. Donations are quarantined for six months before they can be medically cleared for treatment use. Donors are welcome to choose when they leave the program, but what happens next? Retiring From The Donor Program Active donors donate weekly for at least 6 months….

How to become a sperm donor at San Diego Sperm Bank
How To Become A Sperm Donor At San Diego Sperm Bank

Joining the sperm donor program at San Diego Sperm Bank not only provides treatment options for waiting families but also can be a source of extra income and health benefits. The application process can take some time, so we are going to break down the requirements and steps to joining the donor program. How To Apply Getting started is easy with our online application. We ask some quick questions about you and get your contact information. When you finish you should receive an email where you can schedule your first visit. After completing your online application, you can visit the…