Tag Archives: CBCO

Joplin Proud Blood Drive Promotes Civic Unity a Decade After a Deadly Storm

May 20, 2021

May 12, 2021 – Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the exclusive provider of blood for patients at all Joplin area hospitals as well as dozens of other area healthcare facilities, will hold the Joplin Proud Blood Drive May 17-21, 2021. The blood drive takes place at CBCO’s Joplin Donor Center, 101 N. Range […]

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May is Habitat For Humanity month at CBCO

May 1, 2021

May is Habitat For Humanity month at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks! We’re focusing on each of our 10 non-profit LifePoints Lift partner agencies throughout the year, to help educate the public on the vital work that they each perform. LifePoints and LifePoints Lift When you donate blood at CBCO and sign up for our LifePoints rewards program, you’ll receive LifePoints as […]

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April is CASA month at CBCO

April 1, 2021

It’s CASA month at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks! CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children. Their mission is to recruit, train, and support community volunteers who assist the court in protecting the best interests of abused and neglected children in Southwest Missouri. We’re focusing on each of our 10 non-profit LifePoints Lift […]

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CBCO’s Pediatric Donors Help Newborns Like Wyatt

March 29, 2021

February 2017 — Seven weeks before her baby’s due date, Jamie Matney’s perfect pregnancy took a sudden turn. She awoke at 4:00 a.m., feeling a gush. “I thought my water broke,” she said. But she had suffered a placental abruption, a condition in which the placental lining separates from the uterus. Wyatt was born via […]

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Frequent Blood Donor Becomes a Blood Recipient & Meets Two of His Donors

March 3, 2021

Sid McConnell, of Niangua, Missouri, has been a frequent blood donor at Community Blood Center of the Ozarks since 2002. In December 2020, he suddenly became a blood recipient when he underwent a quadruple bypass. While in the hospital, Sid noticed the “Thank The Donor” tags and learned how easy it would be to send […]

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