Tag Archives: donor

Kickapoo High School Valedictorian Beats Ewing’s Sarcoma

May 29, 2018

Twenty-eighteen has been a big year for 18-year-old Kelsie Mitchell. She was one of nine valedictorians graduating from Springfield’s Kickapoo High School, served on student council’s Cabinet leadership group, and was a member of the National Honor Society. And she has made plans to attend Truman State University in the fall. But just eight years ago, her main accomplishment was survival. “That’s […]

Read More

Spread the Love Blood Drive

February 6, 2017

Do something sweet by donating blood, and get something sweet for your sweetie! Forty area hospitals count on us for the blood and blood products that keep patients’ hearts beating. Schedule an appointment to donate at our Spread the Love Blood Drive and we’ll help you out with a sweet surprise for the one who […]

Read More

Baby Mack needed 28 blood transfusions to survive.

Rh Disease leads to 28 transfusions for baby Mack

January 10, 2016

After losing one child to a rare condition — Rh Disease — Ozark, Missouri, mom Tiffany LaRose is determined not to let it take a second child from her. In 2014, her daughter Rylee was stillborn, diagnosed with Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn which means the bone marrow was not producing new red blood cells. […]

Read More

Extended Hours at Springfield Donor Centers

June 29, 2015

Both CBCO donor centers in Springfield, Missouri, will have extended hours on: Monday, June 29, 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Wednesday, July 1, 2015   Thomson Donor Center 220 W. Plainview Road Extended Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Reser Donor Center 2230 S. Glenstone Extended Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.    

Read More