Blood Donations

American Red Cross seeking Blood Donations – Here’s how to help

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The Red Cross is asking you to roll up your sleeve to help save a life.   The American Red Cross announced it has an urgent need for blood donations. Red Cross officials say the donations are needed to prevent a blood shortage as hospitals resume surgical procedures and patient treatments temporarily paused due to COVID-19. Per…

Urgent Call for Blood Donations Issued

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The American Red Cross is calling on you to give blood in these final weeks of summer – in a season where donations are always low. In August, the Red Cross says its regular donors might delay because of last-minute vacations or the back-to-school rush, but its imperative to keep blood bank levels steady to meet…

Critical Need for Blood Donations: ABC Columbia Needs Your Help

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives. Hectic holiday schedules for many regular blood donors contributed to about 37,000 fewer donations in November and December than what was needed. Snowstorms and severe weather…

“Hoop It Up” To Help Save a Life

The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The Red Cross is asking for you to roll up your sleeve and help save a life. The 6th Annual Columbia Lifesavers “Hoop It Up” blood drive is Friday. You can stop by from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More information: rdcrss.org/1TBDIR8 Categories: Charity Events, Events, Events Tags: ABC Columbia,…

Red Cross Encourages Blood Donations During Holidays

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — You have a chance to save a life this holiday season. Officials with the Red Cross say they usually see a decline in blood donations around this time of year and they are urging residents to give the gift of life – by donating blood or platelets. Blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with types…