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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)
krystal.overmyer@redcross.org 

 

 

 

 
September 29, 2014
    Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood               redcrossblood.org   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              redcrossblood.org   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...
September 5, 2014
News Release Media contacts: Mandy Law, 843-607-4903 Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood redcrossblood.org   Live 5 News, American Red Cross team up to show that ‘Saving Lives Never Looked So Good’ Drive offers donors a new ‘do when they help save a life
September 5, 2014
News Release Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood               redcrossblood.org                    ...
September 4, 2014
Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood redcrossblood.org  
August 25, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood               redcrossblood.org   Darlington Raceway to host annual Sept. 11 blood drive Fans and community members honor Sept. 11 heroes and victims
August 25, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood               redcrossblood.org     American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to offer haircuts to blood and platelet donors  
August 18, 2014
      Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood redcrossblood.org   ‘Give Before You Go’ drive aims to maintain Red Cross blood supply during Labor Day holiday  
August 15, 2014
  Media contact: Krystal Overmyer, 803-251-6034, @scredcrossblood               redcrossblood.org American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood and platelet donations Thousands have answered the call to...