URGENT/CRITICAL NEED for ALL DONATIONS & BLOOD TYPES especially Type O and Platelets. Click here to schedule your donation and help spread the word!

There is no deferral for COVID-19 vaccinations currently being administered in the U.S. and donors are not required to show status. Learn more about our Coronavirus Pandemic Response and COVID-19 Vaccinations. Face masks and appointments are required. Appointments can be made the day of donation by contacting us at 800-747-5401.  

We're excited to announce that our organization is now officially named ImpactLife! Read more about our evolution here: www.bloodcenter.org/impactlife 

Amanda Hess

Amanda Hess is the Director of Donor and Public Relations for ImpactLife and has spent the last 14 years leading efforts to grow voluntary blood donations for patients in our Midwest service region. She sits on blood industry committees and boards for America’s Blood Centers and ADRP. Prior to her time with the blood center, Amanda worked in hospital-based marketing and business development.

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