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South Carolina Blood Services Region

 
March 31, 2016
April is National Volunteer Month, and the American Red Cross is seeking Columbia and Charleston-area volunteers for a unique opportunity: helping deliver lifesaving blood products to hospitals for patients in need.
March 23, 2016
The American Red Cross has a significant need for type O negative blood donors to donate blood for patients. Type O negative blood can be transfused to patients with any blood type and is often used in emergency situations. While less than 7 percent of the U.S. population has type O negative blood...
March 17, 2016
With baseball season just around the corner, the American Red Cross is teaming up once again with WMBF News to encourage everyday heroes to knock one out of the park for patients in need by donating blood on March 30 at the “Swing into Spring” blood drive.
March 16, 2016
  March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is teaming up with Charleston's News 2 and 1250 WTMA to invite ordinary people to become everyday heroes by giving blood. Community members are encouraged to give blood at the Blood Drive Blitz on March 24, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Omar...
February 29, 2016
March is Red Cross Month and the American Red Cross honors those who donate blood and platelets, organize blood drives and volunteer in communities across the country. These everyday heroes are the face of the Red Cross and help save lives.
February 16, 2016
The American Red Cross is calling on the Columbia community to join a lifesaving team by giving blood. Mayor Steve Benjamin, the City of Columbia and the American Red Cross encourage people to score one for life at the sixth annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop it Up” blood drive on Friday...
February 16, 2016
This February, the American Red Cross encourages the greater Charleston community to warm the hearts of patients in need. The Red Cross and Live 5 News are teaming up for a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Citadel Mall in an effort to increase blood donations during...
February 2, 2016
The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood donations and is partnering with Fox 24 Charleston and 96.9 NASH FM to urge people to give blood at a Feb. 9 blood drive. Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states, resulting in...
January 11, 2016
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000...
December 30, 2015
The American Red Cross is calling on blood donors to score one for life at a winter blood drive sponsored by the South Carolina Stingrays, ABC News 4 and 103.5 WEZL in Charleston. The annual Score One 4 Life blood drive is Thursday, Jan. 7 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Northwoods Mall, 2150 Northwoods...