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South Carolina Blood Services Region

December 16, 2015
  The busy holiday season is one of the most challenging times for the American Red Cross to collect enough blood to meet patient needs. On Dec. 22, the Red Cross and WACH Fox are teaming up for a holiday blood drive to help make sure patients in need can make their own special holiday...
December 16, 2015
The American Red Cross, Hometown Columbia Media, WLTX News 19 and Salsarita’s are encouraging donors to end 2015 on a lifesaving note by giving blood. The “New Year, New Life” blood drive is Wednesday, Dec. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Salsarita’s in Lexington, 5135 Sunset...
December 10, 2015
This holiday season, the Red Cross is calling on the Columbia community to give a unique gift—the gift of life. Columbia-area residents are encouraged to give blood at an inaugural Holiday Blood Drive on Friday, Dec. 18, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center,...
November 23, 2015
This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give something that means something – a blood or platelet donation. This simple, potentially lifesaving act can give patients in need another holiday season with loved ones.
November 23, 2015
The American Red Cross is asking donors to give thanks by giving back this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Donors are needed to give blood at a Black Friday blood drive on Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Inlet Square Mall, 10125 Highway 17 Bypass South in Murrells Inlet.
November 21, 2015
The University of South Carolina and Clemson University wrapped up their 31st annual American Red Cross blood drive today, resulting in the eighth consecutive win for USC. Carolina now holds a 17-14 lead in the annual competition with Clemson. The 2015 Carolina-Clemson Blood Drive took place on...
November 11, 2015
The American Red Cross is challenging donors to bleed garnet or orange in support of their favorite college team. Community members are invited to give blood from Nov. 16 through 29 at blood donation centers in Florence or Myrtle Beach and cast their vote for their team of choice, the University of...
November 9, 2015
Before South Carolina’s famous rivals face off on the field, the American Red Cross invites Charleston-area fans to bleed garnet or orange to help save lives.
November 9, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Nov. 9, 2015) — Fans of the Carolina Gamecocks and the Clemson Tigers are invited to show their school spirit and help save lives at the 31st annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Drive with the American Red Cross.
October 29, 2015
American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.