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Illinois: ‘Bleed for Weed’ drive kicks off

June 26, 2024

By Gregory Deffenbaugh

    ROCKFORD, Illinois, United States (WREX) — In an effort to meet the critical need for blood donations while promoting community awareness, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) and Lyfe Cannabis Dispensary have teamed up to launch the Bleed for Weed Mobile Blood Drive.

Scheduled for today Wednesday, June 26, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Lyfe Cannabis Dispensary located at 6774 Troy Drive, Rockford, IL 61107, the event aims to encourage blood donations by offering unique incentives.

All donors will have the choice of receiving a Rythm 1/8th flower or a 100mg Incredibles edible, courtesy of event sponsors Rythm and Incredibles. Additionally, the first 50 donors will receive a complimentary commemorative t-shirt.

Individuals interested in donating are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance through, the myRRVBC app, or by calling 815-965-8751. Walk-ins will also be welcomed throughout the duration of the event.

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