News

This category is for posts announcing some kind of news in the community or from within the Organization.

30 06, 2020

Rock River Valley Blood Center Donors to Receive McDonald’s Drink Voucher with Blood Donation Through Labor Day

2020-06-30T15:55:11-05:00June 30th, 2020|News, Press Release|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (June 22, 2020) – The Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is partnering with McDonald’s to provide a free drink voucher for a small Minute Maid slushie or small soft drink to all donors through the Labor Day holiday. The vouchers will be available at all four donor centers [...]

13 03, 2020

Community Members Urged to Donate Blood to Maintain Adequacy of Blood Supply Amid Coronavirus Concerns

2020-03-13T23:41:54-05:00March 13th, 2020|News|

ROCKFORD, Ill. (March 10, 2020) – As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread in the United States, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) in cooperation with the AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism is urging individuals to make and keep donation appointments and organized [...]

20 12, 2019

Rock Rock River Valley Blood Center Extends Hours During Holiday Season, Offers T-shirt Giveaway to Donors

2019-12-20T14:56:34-06:00December 20th, 2019|News, Press Release|

The Rock River Valley Blood Center has extended hours at its Rockford donor center locations for the last two Saturdays in December and first Saturday in January to accommodate increased demand for blood during the holiday season. The blood center will also give each donor who donates between Saturday, Dec. 21, [...]