URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEER DONORS - Locally and nationally, blood centers have only 2-3 day supply of type O red blood cells. Supplies of AB plasma and Convalescent Plasma are depleted. We are calling for all healthy members of the public to step up now and support care for patients. Blood donation is safe and essential!  Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria will permit donations by many donors previously deferred. Questions about eligibility? Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form.

Click here for our response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) including information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on blood donation being permitted during Stay at Home directives. Click here for care provider and self-referrals for convalescent plasma donors for those that had a positive molecular test (also called PCR or polymerase chain reaction) and are fully recovered from COVID-19.  Email or call 833-610-1025 with questions.

The 501(c)(3) not-for-profit blood center was established in 1974 and operates as Central Illinois Community Blood Center (Springfield, Illinois) and Community Blood Services of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana, Illinois). 

The Blood Center relies on the generosity of volunteer blood donors and groups that host mobile blood drives to provide a critical, lifesaving resource for hospitals throughout its four-state service region. MVRBC is based in Davenport, Iowa, where its component processing laboratory and primary distribution center handles more than 250,000 units of blood components each year. 

In addition to its headquarters, the Blood Center has regional distribution hubs in central Illinois (Peoria, Illinois and Springfield, Illinois), eastern Illinois (Urbana, Illinois); southeastern Iowa (Ottumwa, Iowa), the St. Louis region (Earth City, Missouri) and southern Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin). MVRBC collects blood at 19 fixed site donor centers and at more than 5,000 mobile blood drives held each year. 

Established in 1971 and based in Springfield, Illinois, Central Illinois Community Blood Center (CICBC), a not-for-profit organization, merged with MVRBC in 2010 and continues to serve the central Illinois community.

Established in 1972 and based in Urbana, Illinois, Community Blood Services of Illinois (CBSI), a not-for-profit organization, merged with MVRBC in 2011 and continues to serve the eastern Illinois community.

Mission

Provide world-class blood products and services to communities in need.

Vision

Be the recognized leader in translating emerging blood-related services to enhance patients’ lives.

Values

  • Character demonstrated by high moral and ethical standards
  • Competency leading to highly capable teams
  • Communication delivered with clarity
  • Collaboration through teamwork
  • Commitment and accountability

Stories

Beard Family

Milo and Brooks are now happy and healthy, growing boys, but without the generous donations of volunteer donors, the Beard brothers would not have survived.

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Rock Island Arsenal

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.

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Trooper Tracy

She told us why blood donation is such a great way to give back to the community.

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