DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 12, 2024) — Hazardous travel conditions across portions of the ImpactLife service region are taking a toll on our region’s blood supply. A large portion of the ImpactLife service region received heavy snow overnight, which is expected to continue throughout the day on Tuesday. Winter weather has forced the cancellation of numerous blood drives, with many donors unable to keep scheduled appointments at ImpactLife Donor Centers as well.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (December 20, 2023) — Family and friends of Charly Erpelding will remember her generous spirit in Thursday's “Give Like Charly” Blood Drive, scheduled 10AM-5PM, Thursday, December 21, at Bettendorf High School. It’s sure to be a bittersweet day, filled with good memories and the community coming together to support the Erpelding family as well as the blood supply.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 6, 2023) — Donors who give blood with ImpactLife this holiday season can help provide funding for food banks in addition to supporting our region’s blood supply.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 3, 2023) — ImpactLife has implemented Individual Donor Assessment, a donor-screening practice that is consistent with new guidance on donor eligibility issued by the US Food and Drug Administration earlier this year. The change to Individual Donor Assessment creates more equitable donor eligibility standards by using gender-inclusive, individual sexual behavior-based questions in pre-donation screening.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 26, 2023) — Facing an urgent need for additional donations, ImpactLife is now providing blood donors with a new opportunity to increase the impact of their donation.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 30, 2023) — Thunderstorms that moved through the ImpactLife service region yesterday afternoon led to widespread power outages and a loss of approximately seventy donations due to blood drive cancellations, missed appointments, and Donor Center locations that needed to close.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 11, 2023) — The US Food and Drug Administration has finalized its recommendations on changes to donor eligibility that will have US blood providers move to an individual risk-assessment to determine eligibility for blood donation. Blood establishments in the US may now implement these recommendations by revising donor history questionnaires, data systems, staff training, and procedures.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 10, 2023) — Family and friends of the late Reid Gleeson will remember Reid on what would have been his eighth birthday with a “Rally for Reid” blood drive scheduled 11AM-6PM, Thursday, May 11 in the ballroom of Saint Ambrose University's Rogalski Center.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 2, 2023) — ImpactLife is thanking volunteer blood donors with a new donor promotion offering the donor’s choice of an electronic gift card or bonus points to use in the blood center’s online Donor Rewards store. The “Hats Off to Our Donors” promotion will continue through Sunday, June 11.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 21, 2023) — As spring arrives and thoughts turn to warming temps and outdoor activities, ImpactLife is thanking donors who come to give blood by offering a twenty-can cooler tote or the donor’s choice of an electronic gift card. The “Nothing’s Cooler Than Saving Lives” donor promotion is now underway and will run through Sunday, April 30.