We hope that all of our families, donors, and clients are safe. We have resumed our M-F schedule.  All recipient and client visits are by appointment only, including tank returns. We will post updates to our hours here. Please call us with questions or to schedule at 510.841.1858. Telephone hours are 9:30-4:30 PST.

We appreciate your continued support. If you are able, and appreciate our one-of-a-kind, ethical and inclusive, non-profit family-building program, please consider a tax-deductible donation to ensure others can also use TSBC to build their families.

We recognize that building your family in the midst of COVID can add additional challenges. Explore our “Getting Support” page for resources that can help, including a list of mental health providers that specialize in fertility. 

Due to rising expenses, prices for donor sperm will go up effective 3/2/20. New vial fees will be $880 for regular/raw vials and $960 for washed/IUI-ready vials.

How Much Does It Cost?

Recipient Registration Fee

$100 (process takes 3 - 5 business days)
$200 (expedite-registration processed within 1 business day)

Identity-Release® Program Donor Sperm

Adults conceived from these donors will have the option to receive their donor's identity.  Identity-Release® Program donors agree in advance to release their identity. 

  • $880 per 1cc Unwashed (ICI) vial 
  • $960 per .5cc Washed (IUI) vial 
  • Purchase 6 vials or more at one time and receive an instant 5% discount
  • Anonymous Donor Vials (available only for Sibling Inventory) are the same price


Vial Storage Fees
  • Minimum of 3 months of FREE storage with first purchase- ask Healthworker for exact date
  • $100 per quarter there after for General Inventory vials  
  • $300 per year for Sibling Inventory vials 
Combo Donor Extended Profile and Donor Childhood Photo - Order Through Catalog
  • $40  each - jpegs and pdf sent via email. The transaction will be billed as e-technologies.
    (an extended profile is the free profile plus 15-20 more pages of details filled out by the donor. Get info on their diet and exercise, drug taking history and descriptions of each of their family members)
Shipping and Pick-ups

2-Day Ship via Federal Express® in a 7-day Liquid Nitrogen Vapor Tank

Overnight and Saturday Delivery via Federal Express® in a 7-day Liquid Nitrogen Vapor Tank|
$275 to $300

Up to 7-day Liquid Nitrogen Vapor Tank Rental
$25 per day (including the day you pick-up and the day you drop off)

Restocking a vial

More Details

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