Red Cross

Watch: SC Groups Sending Flood Aid to Louisiana

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina knows all too well the needs after a devastating flood. Now many in the Midlands are sending aid to Louisiana in the wake of flooding in that state. Employess at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina have filled three vans, a truck and a trailer with supplies bound for Louisiana. The Red Cross…

Watch: How to Help Louisiana Flood Victims

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Midlands continues to recover from October’s Floods and now many are looking to help the flood victims in Louisiana. The Red Cross has several ways you can donate. You can log on to redcross.org You can text the Red Cross: To donate, text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, which…

Red Cross looking for Summer Blood Donations

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Red Cross is hoping you’ll roll up your sleeve for a good cause. The Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14. According to Red Cross officials, every two seconds, someone in…

Red Cross offering Specialty License Plate

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You can now show people that you are a life saver, just by hitting the roadways. March is Red Cross Month and now drivers can purchase a special Red Cross License Plate from the SC DMV. According to the Red Cross, the license plate design features the Red Cross logo, which is internationally recognized as a symbol…

“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 Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to help prevent a shortage of blood products this January. Officials say that during November and December about 1,700 fewer blood drives held, and 50,000 less donations collected, than the two previous months. Blood and platelet donors of all types in South Carolina are needed…

Red Cross Teams Up with ABC Columbia for Blood Drive

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Officials with the Red Cross say they usually see a decline in blood donations towards the end of the year. Consider starting off the New Year by helping give the gift of life Tuesday. The Red Cross is teaming up with ABC Columbia and iHeartRadio’s 100.1 The Beat, 104.7 WNOK and 97.5 WCOS to encourage people…

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…