During Fire Prevention Week (October 8 – 14), the American Red Cross reminds families and the community that cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the United States. The Red Cross team is issuing a few important safety steps to follow to help protect families from common –Continue Reading

Volunteers with the American Red Cross are helping at least 25 people after an apartment fire at Gleneagle Apartments, 601 Saint Andrews Road in Columbia December 13. At least eight units at the apartment complex were destroyed by the fire. The Red Cross of South Carolina Disaster Action Team membersContinue Reading

By Dr. Carlos W. Gibbons Gene Swygert, a local Irmo/Chapin resident, has been giving blood to the American Red Cross for more than 50 years. As of this date, he has given more than 50 gallons of blood and more than 400 visits to the local Red Cross campus toContinue Reading

The American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood amid the ongoing severe blood shortage. Blood and platelet donations continue to be critical to meet hospital demand and the public is urged to make an appointment to give now. The Red Cross has been distributing about 12 percent moreContinue Reading

Miss Gamecock 2021 Callie Farrell will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross January 7 from 10 am to 3 pm at the American Red Cross Donation Center located at 2751 Bull Street, Columbia. For more information or to make an appointment to donate email [email protected] orContinue Reading