Red Cross

Red Cross gearing up for potential Dorian relief efforts

Leaders say they are waiting to see the full impact of the storm, but they anticipate opening more shelters

As Dorian moves its way up the coast, officials with the American Red Cross South Carolina Region are carefully following its path to see how they can help those affected by the storm.

Boots and Badges Blood Drive set for Friday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Our community heroes are getting a jump start on Memorial Day by giving the gift of life. This week was the kickoff of the annual ‘Boots and Badges’ blood drive. The blood drive has Midlands fire fighters, police officers, and deputies looking to see who can donate the most blood. And they need donors. You can donate…

Red Cross assists Fire Victims from weekend blaze

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Red Cross is helping displaced residents this Monday, after a fire destroyed a home over the weekend. According to the Columbia Fire Department, the fire started around 11:30 am on Booth Street. Investigators say a converted apartment, attached to a home, suffered heavy damage after fire ripped through it and a storage area. No injuries were reported….

ABC Columbia ‘New Year’ Blood Drive

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Join ABC Columbia for our annual New Year Blood Drive at the Plex. We are partnering with I-Heart Radio and the American Red Cross to help give the gift of life. Stop by The Plex at the Village at Sandhill till 7pm. We will be broadcasting live all day and tonight on the News at Six. Categories:…