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23 06, 2017

Blood Donors Needed Before the July 4th Holiday!

2017-11-16T09:39:32+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Press Release|

To ensure an adequate summer blood supply, Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy individuals to donate blood leading up to the July 4th Holiday. Both Whole Blood and Platelet Donors are Needed. ALL BLOOD TYPES ARE NEEDED. “The Fourth of July is always a challenge. We will be [...]

5 06, 2017

Urgent Call for O Negative Blood Donors

2017-11-16T09:40:34+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Press Release|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Urgent Call for O Negative Blood Donors An immediate appeal is being issued for all O Negative blood donors to donate as soon as possible. The supply of O Negative blood has reached extremely low levels due to high usage in area hospitals. Usage over the Memorial Day [...]

31 05, 2017

McDonald’s Mondays are Back at RRVBC this Summer

2017-11-16T09:41:01+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Press Release|

Beginning Monday, June 5 and running through August 28, 2017, area blood donors will receive a coupon for a Free Medium Fry and Free Medium Beverage from participating McDonald’s when they donate at a donor center or blood drive on a Monday!! Once again, area McDonald’s have partnered with Rock River [...]

19 05, 2017


2017-08-17T12:06:47+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Events, News, Press Release|

The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will launch the 2017 weeklong “Battle of the Badges” challenge between the Rockford Fire and Police Departments on Monday, June 5th. Donors can donate Mon-Thu (6/5-6/8) at either of the RRVBC Donor Centers in Rockford, 419 N. Sixth St. or 3065 N. Perryville Rd. [...]

6 03, 2017

Announcing the 14th Annual Red Shoe Run—For Donor Awareness Saturday, April 8, 2017

2017-08-17T12:10:06+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Events, Press Release|

  Rockford, IL—The 14th Annual Red Shoe Run—For Donor Awareness is being presented by Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network and will take place Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at Northern Illinois University—Rockford. This 5K run/fitness walk began in 2004 to increase awareness about the lifesaving need for organ, tissue, [...]

3 02, 2017

Saturday, February 11, 2017 Straight from the Heart Donor Day with Rockford’s Country Q98.5, Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall and First Northern Credit Union Host

2017-08-17T12:11:14+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Events, Press Release|

Saturday, Feb. 11, from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Lou Bachrodt Auto Mall, First Northern Credit Union and Q98.5 will host a blood and marrow drive. All blood types are needed. If you are between the ages of 18-44 you can also join the Be The Match® Registry while you are there. The [...]

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