Jerry’s Story

April 2, 2021
Some people put their heart and soul – their everything – into helping others. Well, we’d like to introduce you to one of them: Jerry. If his photo looks familiar, it could be because you’ve sat next to him out [read more...]

Ray’s Donation Story

March 29, 2021
We’d like to introduce you to Ray, a Vietnam Veteran and committed blood donor. After spending 14 months serving in Vietnam, Ray returned to the United States in May 1970. When he got home, he started donating blood. “The least [read more...]

CBC Announces New Online Scheduling Tool

January 25, 2021
The Community Blood Center is excited to announce a new online scheduling tool! This enhancement provides a new, easy way for donors to schedule donations and see past and future appointments online. This new tool will be available later this [read more...]

Decades of Blood Donation

December 11, 2020
A firefighter in Chicago, Brian has dedicated much of his life to saving lives. As a first responder, he is often on the frontlines helping those in need. His life-saving efforts don’t end when he clocks out for the day, [read more...]

Dan’s Dedication to Donation

November 11, 2020
For nearly 14 years, Dan has been dedicated to saving lives by donating blood. To date, he has donated 12 gallons of whole blood. “It makes a difference and is actually a fairly relaxing thing to do. And it’s for [read more...]

Donate Blood & Thank Our Healthcare Heroes

October 26, 2020
Donate Blood in honor of our local healthcare heroes this November For nearly nine months, our local healthcare workers have been supporting our communities every day as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. These men and women are strong. They’re [read more...]

COVID Plasma’s Community Impact

October 22, 2020
“One day, I just didn’t feel myself. I couldn’t pinpoint it. I just didn’t feel myself.” Like many, Robin not feeling herself ended up as a positive case of COVID-19. She started to get the chills, going from hot to [read more...]