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The American Red Cross in Illinois
The American Red Cross of Illinois serves over 12.4 million people in 88 counties across Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri through a network of six chapters: Central Illinois, Greater Chicago, Illinois River Valley, Northwest Illinois, Quad Cities and West Central Illinois, and South Central Illinois. We're in our local communities every day, helping people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.
2020 Year in Review
Highlights from our work in 2020
View some highlights from the Illinois Region showing how our volunteers, staff, and donors made a difference for thousands of people near and far.
The need for blood is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. You will feel good knowing you've helped change a life. Schedule an appointment at one of our locations.
Blood Donation Center Locations
Peoria Red Cross Blood and Platelet Donation Center
Black Fraternities Spread Awareness on Diverse Donors by Hosting Blood Drive at Eastland Mall in Bloomington
The Chi Beta Beta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.; Nu Psi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; & Epsilon Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. hosted a blood drive on May 12, 2021 at the Eastland Mall in Bloomington, Illinois. The blood drive partnership was to raise awareness about […]
Shoni Anderson’s Leukemia Story Sparks ‘Team Shoni’
Shoni Anderson, of Mt. Zion, Illinois, was diagnosed with leukemia on February 1st, 2021 at 5-years-old. Her mother Becky Anderson says Shoni began complaining about pain in her leg, the family thought it was simply growing pains. As the pain became more frequent, Shoni was taken to the emergency room where doctors told them about […]
“There is a critical need for blood right now, especially O+.” explained Gwen Bartoluzzi, Account Manager for Red Cross Blood Services. “With folks leaving for summer vacations, and so many disasters in the mid-west that disrupt our blood drives, the need is even greater.