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South Carolina Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.


Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600's to the present


Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Krystal Overmyer, External Communications Manager 
South Carolina Blood Services Region
(803) 251-6034 (p) (803)446-7743 (c) 




November 6, 2014
  Media contacts: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood       Carolina and Clemson fans face off at 30th annual Red Cross blood drive Fans invited to bleed garnet and orange to...
October 22, 2014
    Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood     
October 16, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood         ‘Fright for Life’ Halloween blood drive aims to help save lives Fox 102.3 encourages blood donations...
October 7, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood American Red Cross, News 2 and Q 104.5 team up for Halloween blood drive Donors encouraged to ‘starve a vamp’ by giving blood  
September 29, 2014
    Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood        Suburban Propane partners with the American Red Cross in the first nationwide ‘Fuel Your Community...
September 24, 2014
News Release   Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood       ABC News 4, 98 Rock, The Bridge at 105.5 and Chick-fil-A team up for “Give More Blood, Eat More Chicken...
September 9, 2014
 COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 9, 2014) — The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App today that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand. The Blood Donor App allows users to schedule blood donations, track their total donations, earn rewards and invite...