Red Cross


Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor celebrate World Blood Donor Day

Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 GREENVILLE, N.C. June 9, 2015 — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible donors are urged to roll […]


Severe winter weather affects Red Cross blood, platelet donations

Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1   GREENVILLE, NC March 10, 2015 — Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors […]


Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

NORFOLK, VA Feb. 16, 2015 — During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that it doesn’t take a cape or superpowers to be a hero. By donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need. Red Cross Month is dedicated to […]


Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month

NORFOLK, VA Dec. 18, 2014 — The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. National Blood Donor Month recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up […]


Give blood & enter to win TSO tickets!

TSO AND AMERICAN RED CROSS TEAM UP FOR LOCAL BLOOD DRIVES IN COLUMBIA SC & GREENSBORO NC   “ROCK AND ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON” Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), and American Red Cross in Columbia SC and Greensboro NC are joining forces this holiday season and asking TSO fans […]


Give thanks by giving blood through the Red Cross this holiday season

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 4, 2014 —The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the […]


Darlington Raceway to host Annual Blood Drive Event on September 11, 2014

Fans and community members can honor the heroes of 9-11 by donating blood at the track Too Tough To Tame   DARLINGTON, SC July 29, 2014 – Darlington Raceway will host its ninth annual Blood Drive event on Thursday, September 11. The Darlington Raceway Blood Drive has experienced tremendous success […]


Lowcountry Resident to Receive Order of the Silver Crescent Prior to RiverDogs-GreenJackets Game on Saturday

David Beasley to receive the state’s highest honor for community service CHARLESTON, SC July 17, 2014 – Lowcountry resident David Beasley will be honored with South Carolina’s highest award for community service — the Order of the Silver Crescent — prior to the Charleston RiverDogs’ Military Appreciation Night game against […]


The American Red Cross calls on eligible donors with all blood types to help maintain a sufficient blood supply this summer

WILMINGTON, NC July 16, 2014 — The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed […]