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Southeast Promotion Winners

Thank you for your commitment to the American Red Cross blood donation program. Because of generous donors, sponsors and blood drive coordinators like you, we are able to provide lifesaving blood to patients in need. As a thank you, we often have some special things in store for you, too! Congratulations to the winners of our latest promotion – you deserve it!

2014 Winter Scholarship Winners! 

We are pleased to share the winter 2013-2014 scholarship winners!

Rachel Caulkins of Franklin, Tennessee is the $1,000 scholarship winner. Rachel organized a blood drive at the Williamson County Public Library on December 30, 2013. Rachel’s goal was 33 pints and she reached 37 pints and 112% of goal. Rachel is a senior at Franklin High School. Rachel found out about the scholarship opportunity through her DRD representative, Honora Bates of the Tennessee Valley Region. When asked why Rachel decided to participate, she said, “Donating blood not only saves lives but it can also really improve the quality of people’s lives.”

Timothy Ryan of Jacksonville, North Carolina is the winner of the $2,000 scholarship. Timothy organized a blood drive on December 24, 2013 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Timothy’s goal was 50 pints and he reached 68 pints and 136% of goal. Timothy worked with DRD representative Kristin Willis of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Timothy is a junior at Dixon High School and plans to become a pharmacist.
 

 
  

 

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Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

James Glover (right) is presented with
his $200 gift card by DRD representative
Lisa Samuel and BDC Carleton Williams.
 

Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

Michael Armstrong
 

Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

Leah Durbin
 
 
Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

Sam Insignares is presented with his
$200 gift card by DRD representative
Frecia Ammons.
 

Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

Ayanda Masilela
 

Suburban Propane Fuel Your
Community Winner

From left to right are David Cranfield (Collections Manager, Asheville), Jennifer Stump (DRD Rep), Bill Bigham (Scheduler, Asheville), Amanda Casillias (Donor, Winner), Sandra Norris (Blood Drive Coordinator, Word of Faith) and Terrie Garren (Recruitment Manager, Asheville).
 

2013 Summer Scholarship Winners!

$2,000 scholarship winner: Cierra Crowe of Register, Georgia
Cierra organized a blood drive on May 7th at Statesboro First Baptist Church. She collected 51 pints of blood and achieved 102% of goal.  Cierra is a junior at Southeast Bulloch High School. She plans to attend college and become a missionary.  Cierra worked with Nancy Martin, DRD representative in the Southern Region.

$1,000 scholarship winner: Taylor Bowen of St. Matthews, South Carolina
Taylor is a freshman at the University of South Carolina Aiken.  Taylor organized a blood drive on August 13th at Beulah United Methodist Church, collecting 27 pints of blood and 108% of goal.  Taylor plans to become a nurse and hopes to work in NICU.  Taylor worked with Denise Elkins, DRD representative in the South Carolina Region.

We wish to thank and congratulate all student blood drive coordinators who participated.   

Don't forget about the 2013-2014 scholarships! The qualifying blood drive dates are December 15, 2013 - January 15, 2014 and May 15 - August 15, 2014. Students may apply to participate at www.redcrossblood.org/scholarship. If you have questions about the Student Leaders Save Lives scholarship program, please contact Drue Allison.
  

Atlanta Braves Blood Drive
  
Our Grand Prize Winner is Mary Kaping of Peachtree City, Georgia. She has won the Family Four Pack.

The following have each won a signed Baseball:

  • Madeline Pierce of Palmetto, Georgia
  • Angela Jones of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ed. Batey Jr. of Atlanta,  Georgia
  • Jessica McKinney of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Charmaine Porter of Atlanta, Georgia

The following have each won a signed Baseball Bat:

  • Denis Cerovic of Covington, Georgia
  • Conisha Jones of Atlanta, Georgia

Thank you very much for your continued support. We could not have done this without your help!
  

 


  
   
Building a Better Blood Supply Promotion

The contest ran from January 1 to March 31. The winner was Kayla Wikstrom from the Appalachian Region and she donated at Eastern Montgomery High School. Kayla chose a $1,000 Home Depot gift card as her Home Improvement store prize.
  
Winter Tablet Giveaway
Presenting donors from December 13, 2013 through January 13, 2013 were entered to win one of seven electronic tablets (valued at approximately $500).
Region Winner Donation Site
Alabama Central Gulf Coast Region Alexandria Roach Wal-Mart Scottsboro
Appalachian Region Audrey Higgins Liberty Fair Mall Martinsville
Carolinas Region Devin Locklear Southeastern Medical Center Lumberton
Mid-Atlantic Region David Kesler Vitamin Shoppe
South Carolina Region Elizabeth Ernest Plex Indoor Sports Columbia
Southern Region Kelly Hady University of Georgia Memorial Hall
Tennessee Valley Region Logan Warriner Kentucky Oaks Mall Police Community

      

   

 
   
2012-2013 Winter Scholarship Winner

Allison Meadows of Archdale, North Carolina was selected as our $1,000 scholarship winner.
  
  

Give Something That Means Something Donor Drawing
Presenting donors from Oct 1-Dec. 31, 2012. Winners will receive a $1,000 American Express gift card.

Alabama Gulf Coast Region: Kyle Johnson, donated at Maxwell SOS

Appalachian Region: Eleanor Balis, donated at the New River Valley Donor Center

Carolinas Region: Jaclyn Huerter, donated at the Bethel Presbyterian Church

Mid-Atlantic Region: Jacquelyn Kunstmann, donated at the American Legion Post #89

South Carolina Region: Linda Dreher, donated at the Edisto Community blood drive

Southern Region: Susan Wilcox, donated at the RSMO Smyrna Team

Tennessee Valley Region: Christina Walker, donated at Wal-Mart
  

Winter Sponsor Challenge
Sponsors who reach 100% of their blood drive goal for blood drives12/13/12-1/13/13. Qualifying sponsors will receive a $100 gift card from giftcertificates.com

Drive Date

Region

Sponsor Name

Blood Drive Coordinator

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MAR

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SC

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APP

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SOU

TVR

CAR

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APP

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ACGC

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Micromeritics Norcross

Nelson County High School

St. Andrew's-Mt. Pleasant

St. Benedict Catholic Church

Tennsco

Clifton Forge Moose Lodge 1683

Christ Community Church

Crider, Inc.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

Holly Hill Mall and Business Center

Triad Nepalese Community Center

Lynchburg Christmas Drive

Lowes

Georgia Power

Mercer Mall

Wal-Mart High Point

Good Sheppard United Methodist Church

Palmetto Health Richland Medical Center

Forefront Church Ocean Lake HS

NC Dept of Transportation Wentworth

Venture Crew 9

St. Therese Catholic Church

Kellam High School

Gateway Assembly of God

Ingles Corporate Office

AT&T Windward

Roanoke Valley Governors School

Southgate Mall

Lawrenceville Church of God

Katie Hirsch

Holly Reynolds

Melanie Burkhold

Rachel Fete

Kim Sesler

Susie Plasters

Pam Bone

Mandy Kettles

Jennifer White

Terri Jones

Narayan Khadka

Ann Fauber

Larry Howell

Sherri King

Jennifer Fowler

Janna Watson

Holly Sellers

Shirley Myers

Suzanne Caron

Brenda Joyce

Greg Gerdau

Lisa Sechtman

Cynthia McKenzie

Chris Moore

Jon Vermillion

Ed Conway

Kathy Sebolt

Radha Patel

Gary Wright