South Carolina Blood Services Region

The American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region depends on news media to help us ensure blood is available whenever someone sick or badly injured needs it. If you are a member of the media and need further assistance to make your story happen, please contact the Communications/Public Relations Department:

Krystal Overmyer
Communications Manager
803-251-6034 (p)
803-446-7743 (c)
803-251-6073 (f)

August 18, 2014
      Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood   ‘Give Before You Go’ drive aims to maintain Red Cross blood supply during Labor Day holiday  
August 15, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood      American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations Thousands have answered the call to...
August 11, 2014
      Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood        Count on 2 News, News Radio 94.3 and the American Red Cross team up for the “Be a Hero”...
August 5, 2014
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Aug. 5, 2014) – With one blood donation potentially helping to save up to three lives, as many as 2,250 lives could be impacted as a result of an 11-state partnership in June between the American Red Cross and energy provider Suburban Propane.  
July 30, 2014
      CONTACT: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @SCredcrossblood   ‘Count on WIS’ blood drive aims to help prevent emergency shortage
July 23, 2014
      CONTACT: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @SCredcrossblood   A home run event: American Red Cross teams up with Charleston RiverDogs, ABC News 4, The Bridge at 105.5 and 98 Rock for RiverDog Days of Summer blood drive  
July 22, 2014
    CONTACT: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @SCredcrossblood   American Red Cross issues urgent call for blood and platelet donors Blood donations needed now to prevent emergency situation  
June 6, 2014
CONTACT: Candy Oliver, 843-509-4393, Twitter: @SCRedCrossBlood  |  Website:   News 2, Q104.5 and Ben & Jerry’s Invite Blood Donors to
June 6, 2014
CONTACTS: Frecia Ammons, 843-995-4555, (Myrtle Beach) Chasity Humphries, 843-992-4808, (Florence)    
June 6, 2014
CONTACT: Rolanda Hankins, 803-251-6025 (office), 803-665-3271 (cell),  @RedCrossBloodSC |     WACH Fox, 92.1 FM The Palm and 94.3 FM The Dude present