Newsroom Archive

South Carolina Blood Services Region

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.
October 26, 2015
The American Red Cross is teaming up with downtown Columbia businesses to ask donors who bleed garnet or orange to give blood for their favorite team. The fifth annual Main Street Battle for Blood is Nov. 3 at four downtown locations. Sponsored by Agapé Senior, First Citizens, MGC Insurance...
October 20, 2015
The Red Cross is out for blood this Halloween. Donors of all blood types are needed to help save lives at the “Starve a Vampire” blood drive Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Mount Pleasant and Summerville. The Halloween-themed blood drive is sponsored by News 2 and 95SX. 
October 14, 2015
This winter, high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.  
October 8, 2015
The American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood following the flood-related cancellations of multiple blood drives in the region. Approximately 50 blood drives have been cancelled in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, causing nearly 1,000 blood and platelet donations to go...
October 1, 2015
For many years, Columbia native Ronnetta Hatcher Griffin struggled with extreme fatigue and other health issues, but she never knew why. After being diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia, the Columbia College grad and current Mrs. South Carolina has made it her mission to help other women who may...
September 22, 2015
Charleston-area donors will have the opportunity to help patients in need and win a year’s supply of Chick-fil-A at the “Give More Blood, Eat More Chicken” blood drive on Oct. 1 with the American Red Cross, ABC News 4 and 94.3 WSC. The blood drive runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at two...
September 9, 2015
Every day, about 500 donors are needed in South Carolina to meet the needs of hospitals and patients. The American Red Cross is asking Charleston-area residents to offer patients hope by giving blood Sept. 15 at a blood drive sponsored by WCSC Live 5 News, The Bridge at 105.5 and 98 Rock. Donors...
September 8, 2015
Tymia McCulough, age 9, approaches life with a smile. Most people would never guess that this bright young Georgetown resident – who was just crowned Miss South Carolina Jr. Pre-Teen – has received over 30 blood transfusions since she was born.