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Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Adapts During Covid, And Changes Name

May 3rd, 2021
Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Adapts During Covid, And Changes Name

In addition to adapting to an unprecedented past 14 months due to Covid, the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) also spent the past year planning to transition to a new name, ImpactLife. The name – which became effective Monday, May 3 – represents the Davenport-based nonprofit community blood provider to 120 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Serving residents of 116 counties (88 of which are in the MVRBC service area), the organization also previously included Central Illinois Community Blood Center (CICBC) and Community Blood Services of Illinois (CBSI). In... Read More

Love4Lorelei Celebrating Some Major Milestones with Blood Drive!

July 28th, 2019
Love4Lorelei Celebrating Some Major Milestones with Blood Drive!

If you have ever had the opportunity to meet the amazing little Lorelei Lovelady, then you know how this strong little woman lights up a room. Her thirst for life and shining personality will leave a lasting impression on anyone she crosses paths with. Lorelei Christine Lovelady, daughter of John and Megan Lovelady (East Moline), was diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disease called Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 on February 28, 2017, at the age of just 6 months old. Primary hyperoxaluria type 1 (PH1) is a rare disorder that mainly affects the kidneys. It results from buildup of a substance... Read More

Donor & A Movie Blood Drive at Putnam Museum

November 21st, 2018
Donor & A Movie Blood Drive at Putnam Museum

Help save lives this weekend at the Putnam Museum! One of the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th St. Davenport) most fun blood drives, Donor & A Movie, takes place this Friday Nov 23 and Saturday Nov 24 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. both days. Whether you are a first-time donor or a frequent donor, the need for blood is constant and you will feel good knowing your donation can help save up to 3 lives. During the Donor & A Movie drive, all donors will receive a movie ticket voucher for the Putnam Museum’s BIG screen! To get registered, contact Sharee at (563) 823-4128 or sign-up online. For more... Read More

They Want To Take Your Blood!

August 8th, 2017
They Want To Take Your Blood!

The Rock Island Public Library’s Downtown location will host the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center’s Mobile Donor Bus on Wednesday, August 9. Blood donations will be taken from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm in the bus parked at the library’s 19th Street entrance. To schedule an appointment, call Katy Powers at 309-732-7345 or online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. The library’s group sponsor code is 3013. To be eligible, donors should be 16 years of age or older, not have donated elsewhere after June 14, 2017, eat beforehand, and bring a Photo ID. Donors below age 17 will need... Read More