Count on WIS Blood Drive supports patients requiring lifesaving care

The American Red Cross is facing an emergency need for blood and urges eligible blood donors to donate at the 14th annual Count on WIS Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Five Midlands locations to donate:

Segra Park

1650 Freed St., Columbia SC 29201


Prisma Health Baptist - Parkridge

300 Palmetto Health Parkway Dr., Columbia, SC 29212


Lexington Urgent Care

811 West Main St., Lexington SC 29072


Spring Valley Presbyterian Church

125 Sparkleberry Ln., Columbia, SC 29223


USC Arts Building – Banquet Hall

190 Miller Rd., Sumter, SC 29151


All presenting donors will receive a Red Cross T-shirt and $10 Visa gift card courtesy of Suburban Propane while supplies last. In thanks, all those who come to donate blood will also receive a $5 Gift Card via email. (Restrictions apply; see More information and details are available at