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The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Krystal Overmyer, External Communications Manager 
South Carolina Blood Services Region
(803) 251-6034 (p) (803)446-7743 (c)
krystal.overmyer@redcross.org 

 

 
October 14, 2015
Youth blood drive coordinators needed Dec. 15 through Jan. 15 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 14, 2015) — This winter high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through...
October 2, 2015
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and American Red Cross host Carolina Blood Drive  Tar Heel community invited to bleed Carolina blue Tuesday, Oct. 13 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2015) — The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and the American Red Cross request all...
September 25, 2015
Community can help the Seahawks soar to victory in 2015 CAA Blood Challenge WILMINGTON, N.C. (Sept. 22, 2015) — The University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW) is hoping to soar to a victory in this year’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Blood Challenge by collecting 250 pints...
September 24, 2015
More than 1,300 blood donations made BOONE, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2015) – Appalachian State University (App State) students and participants get an A-plus for helping to successfully collect 1,322 blood donations yesterday in their quest to help save lives. The impressive showing solidified the...
September 11, 2015
American Red Cross ‘Feed the Vamps’ returns to SCarowinds with a thirst for blood First 250 participants receive free ticket to SCarowinds
September 9, 2015
Red Cross teams up with University of North Carolina at Pembroke to help save lives Thursday, Sept. 17
September 1, 2015
Red Cross partnership with 9/11 Day encourages people to give blood to honor those lost on 9/11   ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2015) — The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood...
September 1, 2015
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2015) — The American Red Cross is partnering with 9/11 Day to offer individuals a chance to help others and commemorate the events of Sept. 11 by giving blood at the fifth annual ‘Laps for Life’ blood drive at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The ‘Laps for...
August 25, 2015
Local fire and law enforcement compete to increase blood donations CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 25, 2015) — Local fire and law enforcement personnel are teaming up with the American Red Cross for the inaugural Cabarrus Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors...
August 25, 2015
"Saving Lives Never Looked So Good” campaign planned to encourage September donations CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2015) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during...