Winter weather has caused hundreds of lost donations over the weekend. Please give as soon as able. All types are needed, especially universal donors. For those eligible to donate, please find a Donor Center or mobile blood drive near you at www.bloodcenterimpact.org or by calling (800) 747-5401.
The Rock Island Arsenal has been a dedicated community partner since 1974, now hosting 24 blood drives each year and collecting more than 800 units annually.One of their donors, Captain Stephen Benacci shares his story of how after receiving blood when he was in an accident, he pledged to give back, "because you never know when you will need it."