URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEER DONORS - Low supply of type O red blood cells, AB plasma and Convalescent PlasmaBlood donation is safe and essential!  Recent changes to donor eligibility criteria may allow more to give. Please fill out the deferral/eligibility inquiry form if you have questions.

Potential donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to donate all blood products, including convalescent plasma with the following criteria.

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.

recruit donors & say thanks!

As an Adopt-a-Day partner, your community-minded generosity will be on display for all to see! Featured partners receive:

  • Local news release, prepared and submitted to media 
  • Coverage on our social media pages (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Feature on our web site
  • Signage at Donor Center and/or mobile blood drives, where appropriate
  • Adopt-a-Day window cling for your business

Collection Goal Partnerships

Recruit patrons, employees and friends of your organization to give blood at the Donor Center in your community on your “adopted” day.

What it looks like: ABC Company adopts collections on a specific date and recruits at least five employees or patrons to donate.

Goods or Services Partnerships

Provide goods or services as giveaways to show appreciation to all who present to give blood at the local Donor Center.

What it looks like: XYZ Restaurant adopts the second Wednesday of each month to provide coupons for a free sandwich for all who present to donate.

Thank you to the following Adopt-a-Day partners!

  • Copper Creek Cottages - Mattoon, IL
  • Katy's Pies - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Capri College - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Bloomsbury Farms - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Goodwill of the Heartland - Davenport, IA

Interested in Adopt-a-Day?

Please contact a Blood Center Representative in your area or email adoptaday@mvrbc.org!