Published by Kirby Winn on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 in News Releases

Donors who give blood with ImpactLife during the month of April can have their choice of an electronic gift card, bonus points to use in the Donor Rewards Store, or an equivalent value donation to Best Friends Animal Society. 

As of April 3, inventory levels for type O-negative red blood cells were approaching critical levels with just a 2.5-day supply of O-negative available. Platelet donations from all blood types are also greatly needed.To schedule an appointment for blood donation, please call (800) 747-5401, or schedule online at or via the ImpactLife mobile app (

ImpactLife UmbrellaImpactLife Donor Promotions (April 1-30)

This month's featured item in the ImpactLife Donor Rewards Store is a retro-styled travel umbrella. Value of the electronic gift card or donation to Best Friends Animal Society will depend on the donor's donation type:

  • Whole blood procedure - at CENTERS and MOBILES
    • $10 gift card, $10 donation OR 500 points
  • Double red procedures; plasma only procedures
    • $25 gift card, $25 donation OR 1,500 points
  • Platelet procedure (donor has given platelets 2+ times previously with ImpactLife)
    • $25 gift card, $25 donation OR 1,500 points
  • Platelet procedure (donor's first or second attempt to ever give platelets with ImpactLife)
    • $50 gift card, $50 donation OR 3,000 points

Good Giving: supporting Best Friends Animal Society through June 30ImpactLife Good Giving

Donors who come to give blood with ImpactLife April 1 - June 30, 2024 will receive a voucher to redeem for bonus points, an electronic gift card, OR a donation to Best Friends Animal Society.

Best Friends Animal Society is working across the country to give pets a second chance and happy homes. Their partner network is comprised of thousands of public and private shelters, rescue groups, spay/neuter organizations and other animal welfare groups, all working to save the lives of dogs and cats in communities like ours across the country.

To learn more about our Good Giving program, see

Learn about ImpactLife's support for canine blood transfusions

About ImpactLife

ImpactLife is a nonprofit community organization providing blood services to more than 120 hospitals and emergency medical service providers in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin, as well as resource sharing partners across the country. Services extend from southcentral Wisconsin to St. Louis, Missouri and from Danville, Illinois to Chariton, Iowa. (See a map of the ImpactLife service region.) ImpactLife operates 23 Donor Centers and holds approximately 5000 mobile blood drives annually to provide blood components needed for patient transfusions at hospitals throughout our region.

For more information on blood inventories and donor promotions, see and find us @impactlifeblood on Facebook, X, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.


About The Author

Kirby Winn

Kirby Winn serves as Manager, Public Relations for ImpactLife. He enjoys working with media across the blood center's service region to share the stories of patients who have been helped by the generous volunteers who support our mission.

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