UPDATE - Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria will permit donations by many donors previously deferred due to exposure Variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease (vCJD or Mad Cow Disease). Questions about this change? 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.

Are you a student looking for another way to change the world with us? Join RSO Go!

RSO Go is a semester-long competition, in which various RSOs (registered student organizations) will compete in a blood drive donation challenge. This program is being introduced at Illinois State University and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

To enter the challenge, please enter your organization’s information below to receive information on setting up your blood drive and tracking your progress.

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    RSO Go Donate is an opportunity for organizations and clubs on campus to give back to the community through hosting a blood drive and encouraging members to participate. To learn more about RSO Go at other college campuses, please contact jwatts@mvrbc.org.

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    Ashli, Aniyah and Octavia

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    Lorelei

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    Current Donor Promotion

    Donate blood at any of our Donor Centers or Mobile Blood Drive locations through November 8 and get your choice of $5 e-gift card OR retro-inspired t-shirt!

    Additional Donor Promotions

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    As a loyalty member you'll collect points that can add up to some really great gifts. You can order these items with your points and they will ship directly to you for FREE. We have recently added NEW ways to earn! On January 1, 2020, we launched an updated Donor for Life rewards program designed to make helping patients as easy and rewarding as possible for blood donors.

    View & Shop our Rewards Store!

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    • Find nearby Donor Centers and mobile blood drives and schedule appointments!
    • Track your donation history and review wellness information!
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