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Charity Spotlight: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center
Bird #: 651 | www.bloodcenter.org
Mission: Provide world-class blood products and services to communities in need
What you should know about Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center: MVRBC provides blood products and services to 88 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin, including all Quad-City region hospitals. The Blood Center is headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, where their testing, processing and primary distribution center handles more than 250,000 units of blood components each year.
How you can help: The Blood Center is always on the lookout for blood donors, volunteers and community partners with whom to save lives! Learn more about how you can help change the world, one pint at a time, by visiting www.bloodcenter.org/change.