ROCKFORD, Ill. (Nov. 16, 2020) – Give the gift of blood this Thanksgiving season and be entered to win one of the hottest gifts out there – a PlayStation 5! Here’s what you need to do:

  • Donate blood between now and Friday, November 27, at our Rockford, Belvidere, or Freeport donor centers or at mobile blood drive
  • Post a photo of yourself donating on Instagram and use the hashtag #HeroesUnlocked
  • Fill out an entry form using this link:

But wait – there’s more! Everyone who registers to donate will automatically be entered to win an Alienware Aurora R11 Gaming Desktop valued at almost $900! Nothing to fill out – just register to donate and you have a chance to win!

Two chances to win great prizes that you can give as a gift or keep for yourself. And all you have to do is roll up your sleeve.

We encourage all donors to schedule an appointment for their donation at this time. This allows us to properly prepare for social distancing and to accommodate donors safely. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome and will be accommodated as scheduling allows.

For questions regarding RRVBC’s response to COVID-19, visit our website at

Schedule an appointment on our website, through the myRRVBC app, or by calling 815-965-8751.