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Rock River Valley Blood Center Needs Your Help Heading Into the Holiday Weekend

At the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC), they're always in need of donors. As the primary supplier of blood and blood products to our entire region, the RRVBC needs a steady supply of blood donors to meet the huge demand. In summertime, that demand is even greater.

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Rock River Valley Blood Center Encourages You to Join Be The Match Marrow Registry

As you know, we're big fans and supporters of the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC). In addition to supplying area hospitals with much needed blood and blood products, the RRVBC would also like you to learn more about, and hopefully take part in, their "Be the Match Marrow Registry."

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New Federal Regulations Impacting Local Blood Collection Efforts

If there's one thing that the federal government does really well, it's dumping mountains of regulations on its citizenry. The bureaucrats in charge would tell you it's all for our own good, to keep us safe and healthy. Those tasked with implementing those regulations are not always in agreement.

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Help TP the Rockford Rescue Mission!

When I say "TP the Rockford Rescue Mission," I don't mean in the traditional middle-of-the-night-sneak-attack-covering-trees-and-shrubs kind of way.

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Rockford Teacher Needs Your Help Affording Books

A few dollars here and there could make a huge difference for one Rockford teacher.

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RRVBC Needs Your Help

Just got a note from our good friend Jennifer Bowman at the Rock River Valley Blood Center, asking for some help in spreading the word about RRVBC's need for donors both before and after the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend...

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Turn Earth Day Into Earth Year by Donating

Spring weather is coming to much of the nation after a long and snowy winter, which makes Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois particularly grateful for Earth Day...

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Rock River Valley Blood Center Calling for Donors

There's never a bad time to donate blood, but officials with the Rock River Valley Blood Center say heading into the Memorial Day weekend would be a particularly good time to do it...

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