Bloody Blog

Summer Fun Blood Drive

July 14, 2017

Make a splash this summer by saving lives! Donate blood at the Summer Fun Blood Drive, only at CBCO’s four donor centers from July 29 – August 3, 2019. Schedule your appointment online NOW for an EXTRA ENTRY in the fantastic prize drawings! Just click HERE and then scroll down to choose the CBCO donor […]

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Win a Pair of Movie Tickets During National Volunteer Blood Donor Month!

January 4, 2017

January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, recognizing the wonderful things blood donors do every day to save lives. To celebrate, the names of all donors at our four donor centers during January 2018 will go into a random drawing for 32 pairs of Fandango movie passes. The drawing will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018, […]

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Daily Update

September 27, 2016

  Current Need Special Emphasis O Positive Critical Need A Positive, A Negative, AB Negative Low Inventory Based on this morning’s inventory report, the chart below lists what we need to receive from specific blood types in order for our inventory to reach optimal levels. Find your blood type in the left column and read […]

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AB Plasma Critically Low

June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 — Did you know that less than 4% of the population is type AB? It’s true – Type AB blood is the most rare of all four ABO types. But it’s not type AB blood that makes these donors so unique – it’s their plasma. Type AB plasma is considered the UNIVERSAL […]

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12th Annual Bleed Red Blood Drive

June 24, 2016

Monday and Tuesday July 11 & 12 7:00 am – 7:00 pm each day Don Thomson Donor Center 220 W. Plainview Rd. in Springfield (corner of S. Campbell and Plainview Rd) #BleedRedCBCO When you schedule your appointment online for the Bleed Red Blood Drive you will score an extra entry for the prize drawings. Double […]

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May 18, 2016

Bleed Blue Blood Drive offers NWA Naturals Tickets, Free T-shirt, & Fun Community Blood Center of the Ozarks and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals will hold our 13th annual Bleed Blue Blood Drive at CBCO’s Bentonville and Springdale donor centers. This year, instead of one day, the blood drive lasts for one week. Monday, June 1, […]

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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

December 15, 2015

What a fabulous time we had at our 2015 Volunteer Appreciation Banquet! The event was held Thursday, December 10 at CBCO’s Thomson Donor Center in Springfield, Missouri, to thank center volunteers and blood drive chair people who help make blood drives possible. Our guest speaker, Bill Powers of Springfield, shared the story of his son’s […]

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Universal donor is thankful to be able to play a role in helping Ozarks patients

October 29, 2015

O Negative — The Universal Blood Type Samantha Garza, of Springfield, Missouri, vividly remembers the day she became a blood donor. It was 2010 and she was attending college out of state. She learned that her O Negative blood was the universal blood type, with the ability to help anyone with any blood type. “I […]

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U-Donors and LifePoints Benefits

June 16, 2015

Type O negative blood donors provide the universal blood type most often used in emergency situations. When an emergency happens somewhere in the Ozarks and someone’s life depends on an immediate transfusion, O negative is the type physicians will request until the patient’s actual blood type is determined. At Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, […]

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11th Annual Bleed Red Blood Drive

June 11, 2015

Monday and Tuesday July 20 & 21 9:00 am – 6:00 pm each day Don Thomson Donor Center 220 W. Plainview Rd. in Springfield (corner of S. Campbell and Plainview Rd) #BleedRedCBCO When you schedule your appointment online for the Bleed Red Blood Drive you will score an extra entry for the prize drawings. Double […]

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Salute A Veteran Blood Drive

May 29, 2015

CBCO invites donors to honor the sacrifices of our military veterans by participating in our 24th annual Salute a Veteran Blood Drive. The drive is being held Monday, November 11 through Sunday, November 17, 2019, at all CBCO donor centers throughout the region. Our “Thank you” to donors this week will be 1,000 Bonus LifePoints! […]

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Be a Holiday Hero!

April 16, 2015

Make a commitment to give blood three times at our donor centers for our 2019 Holiday Hero Blood Drive during critical periods surrounding specific holidays. We will show our appreciation to all participants each time with special gifts! Remember — Complete all three whole blood donations within the time frames listed below, and you will […]

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