Celebrate March is Red Cross Month by giving the gift of life! Join us for the “Bring
a Buddy” Blood Drive Blitz sponsored by Count on 2 News, WEZL 103.5 and the
South Carolina Aquarium 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the following
Omar Shrine Center
Patriots Point St.
Summerville Baptist Church
417 Central Avenue
American Red Cross – West Ashley
Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
presenting donors will receive a “buy one, get one free” coupon for admission
to the South Carolina Aquarium and will automatically
be entered in a drawing for the chance to win a $1,000 gift card to a
home improvement store through the Red Cross
“Building a Better Blood Supply” promotion.
Donors will also be treated to food and
other incentives provided by Ben & Jerry's, Dunkin' Donuts, Chick-fil-A,
Panera Bread, Raising Cane's Chicken, and Starbucks.
schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org
and enter sponsor code bloodblitz or
call 1-800-RED CROSS (733-2767).
Walk-ins are welcome.
demand for blood remains constant. The Red Cross encourages people who are in good
health to donate so that hospital patients have the blood they need to make a
Red Cross South Carolina Blood
Services Region provides lifesaving blood to patients in 54 hospitals.
Approximately 500 people need to
give blood or platelets each week day to meet hospital demands. Blood can be
donated every 56 days. Platelets can be given every seven days, up to 24 times