Blood Donors Needed Before the July 4th Holiday!

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 [...]

2017-06-23T16:09:24+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Urgent Call for O Negative Blood Donors

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 [...]

2017-08-17T11:58:16+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

McDonald’s Mondays are Back at RRVBC this Summer

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 [...]

2017-08-17T12:02:01+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|


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. [...]

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

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

  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, [...]

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