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South Carolina Blood Services Region

 
May 12, 2015
A local Boy Scout is asking people to give blood to help patients with a rare form of anemia. Hunter King, 16, is raising awareness about Diamond Blackfan anemia, a disease that requires patients like his cousin to need frequent blood transfusions. Hunter encourages people to give blood May 21...
May 7, 2015
  NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Start summer by giving back and grilling out. The American Red Cross invites the Charleston community to enjoy a classic summer pastime while helping save lives by giving blood at the fourth annual Give and Grill blood drive. The event is Tuesday, May 26 from...
May 5, 2015
The Columbia Police Department and Columbia Fire Department are challenging each other — and the community — to give blood at the fourth “Boots and Badges” blood drive May 22 to 26. The multi-day event is scheduled for the critical Memorial Day holiday period, a time when...
April 27, 2015
This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015.   The Leaders Save Lives program encourages...
April 20, 2015
Emeline Carlisle was just 2 years old when second- and third-degree burns sent her to the emergency room. Thanks to the blood donations from strangers, Carlisle is alive today and encouraging the community to give blood at the Fox 24 and NASH FM 96.9 blood drive on April 30 in North Charleston.
April 17, 2015
The American Red Cross celebrated its dedicated volunteers at an annual volunteer appreciation event Thursday in Columbia. Held during National Volunteer Week, the event honored exemplary volunteers in the Central South Carolina region who selflessly give their time, money and blood to fulfill the...
March 23, 2015
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin has proclaimed March as Red Cross Month in the city of Columbia, recognizing the daily efforts of the American Red Cross and its everyday heroes that provide disaster assistance and lifesaving blood in Columbia and across South Carolina.
March 10, 2015
Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors to give now to help restock its shelves. March storms forced the cancellation of more than 200 blood drives, resulting in...
March 10, 2015
March is Red Cross Month, and the Red Cross is calling on ordinary people to become everyday heroes by giving blood. Join News 2 and 1250 WTMA for the Blood Drive Blitz on March 19, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Omar Shrine Center, 176 Patriots Point St. in Mount Pleasant, and Summerville Baptist Church...
March 5, 2015
Florence and Myrtle Beach residents can hit a home run for patients by giving blood with WMBF News, iHeartMedia and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans at their spring blood drive. The “Hit a Home Run for Life” blood drive takes place Wednesday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Magnolia Mall in...