Published by Kirby Winn on Friday, March 1, 2024 in News Releases

ImpactLife is looking to increase support for our region’s blood supply with a number of new donor promotions slated for the month of March. Donors who give blood with ImpactLife from March 1-31 will receive a voucher to redeem for their choice of an electronic gift card, bonus points to use in the ImpactLife Donor Rewards Store, or an equivalent value donation to support reforestation efforts by the National Forest Foundation (NFF).

To schedule an appointment for blood donation, please call (800) 747-5401, or schedule online at or via the ImpactLife mobile app (

ImpactLife blood inventory levels March 1, 2024
ImpactLife blood inventory levels (March 1, 2024)

As of March 1, inventory levels for type O-positive and O-negative red blood cells were approaching critical levels with just a 2-day supply of O-positive and 2.5-day supply of type O-negative. Platelet donations from all blood types are also greatly needed.

Happy Go Lucky shirtImpactLife Donor Promotions (March 1-31)

  • Whole blood procedure - at DONOR CENTERS and MOBILE BLOOD DRIVES
  • Double red cell and plasma only donations
    • $25 e-gift card, $25 donation to NFF OR 1,500 points
  • Platelet donations (donor has given platelets 2+ times previously with ImpactLife)
    • $25 e-gift card, $25 donation to NFF OR 1,500 points
  • Platelet procedure (donor’s first or second attempt to give platelets with ImpactLife)
    • $50 e-gift card, $50 donation to NFF OR 3,000 points
    • Bonus $25 e-gift card for donors offered to all donors who register to donate for their FIRST EVER lifetime donation with ImpactLife, regardless of deferral/completed donation status

Good Giving: supporting National Forest Foundation through March 31

Donors who give blood with ImpactLife through March 31, 2024 will receive a voucher to redeem for bonus points, an electronic gift card, OR an equivalent donation to National Forest Foundation to plant trees in a U.S. forest in need of tree planting!

ImpactLife Good GivingWhen you donate blood products, you are investing in healthy communities for today and for future generations. Planting trees does the same for national parks, ensuring that our forests can continue to provide wildlife habitat, clean drinking water, and places for us to gather together.

To learn more about our Good Giving program, see

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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