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South Carolina Blood Services Region

 
September 3, 2015
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to end summer on a positive and potentially lifesaving note with a blood or platelet donation this Labor Day holiday.
September 2, 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 or platelets or volunteering their time with the Red Cross.
September 1, 2015
  The American Red Cross and Darlington Raceway are teaming up to give racing enthusiasts the opportunity to help save lives and experience the thrill of NASCAR with a three-day blood drive.
August 25, 2015
Sumter’s first responders are facing off in an epic battle for blood – all to support patients in need. The Red Cross is teaming up with Sumter’s Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Medical Service (EMS), County Sheriff’s Office, and Sumter-Lee Regional Detention...
August 25, 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 September. “We are pleased to partner with Sport Clips Haircuts in September nationwide, and through their generosity, offer a coupon for a...
August 10, 2015
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is teaming up with News 2 and NASH FM to urge the community to give blood. Charleston-area donors can help save lives at the “Be a Hero” blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 20 in Mount Pleasant...
August 4, 2015
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using...
August 3, 2015
When school is out and it’s time for summer vacation, blood donation can drop off the to-do list. But patients don’t get a vacation from needing blood.
July 23, 2015
WIS is partnering with the American Red Cross to help ensure blood is available this summer for patients in need. The Count on WIS blood drive is Aug. 6 in Columbia, Lexington and Sumter, and the drive will give donors an opportunity to help stabilize the blood supply and potentially help save up...
July 21, 2015
The summer months are a time for fun, travel and adventure – but they also represent one of the most challenging times for blood donations. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Alpha Media radio stations in Columbia to encourage people to give blood this summer and help save lives....