Officials with the Red Cross say they usually see a more than 20% drop in donations during the holiday weekend.
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Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins asks for your support in an upcoming blood drive!
The Columbia-Richland Fire Department is bringing the heat to this year’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive! Show your support for CFD, CPD, and RCSD by donating blood with the Red Cross on Friday, May 27th.
The goal is to educate families on home fire safety, specifically in high risk neighborhoods.
After last night’s tornadoes and thunderstorms in Allendale County, the American Red Cross is helping roughly 15 families impacted by the damage.
The Red Cross of South Carolina wants to remind residents of the difference between tornado watches and warnings.
Governor McMaster proclaims March as Red Cross Month
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It’s official for the state of South Carolina, March is American Red Cross Month. “Everyone may not appreciate something but nobody doesn’t appreciate the Red Cross,” says Governor Henry McMaster: According to Red Cross, last year it supported 1,600 disasters across the state, distributed over $1.2 million in financial aid, and saved 106 lives with its…
“There’s a blood crisis right now, the lowest supply in 10 years,” said Sally Fox, American Red Cross account manager.
Krispy Kreme is trying to help as the U.S. faces its worst blood shortage in over a decade. This week, the chain is offering free doughnuts to people who donate blood.
The Red Cross says the blood shortage is one of the worst nationally in more than decade.
A number of American Red Cross chapters across North Carolina and South Carolina is issuing a plea for donations, citing a combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and the typical post-holiday decline in the winter.