American Red Cross

Red Cross Blood Drive going on at Cayce Elementary School, Friday

An American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Cayce Elementary School – March 11, from 8 AM until 1 PM. Please consider helping with the blood shortage Here’s a link to sign up to give blood: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results… ****The Red Cross does not allow children to come with the person giving blood** The Red Cross […]

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2 displaced after Thanksgiving Day fire at Lexington County home

The Lexington County Fire Service responded to a fire in the 100 block of Rabon Road, in Lexington County, Thursday. There was a reported structure fire. Responding fire units discovered smoke coming from the home. The fire was brought under control within 45 minutes. No injuries were reported and the American Red Cross was notified for […]

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Keeping children safe is a priority should a home disaster strike

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Children, especially those under the age of five, are the most-vulnerable in a home fire situation according to statistics from the American Red Cross. The Red Cross also attributes $280 million-a-year in property destruction because of children playing with fire.   West Columbia Fire Chief Chris Smith advises all residents to have an adequate number of […]

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Lions support emergency response team should disaster strike West Columbia; and make sure you’re insured

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Should a natural disaster strike West Columbia, there are some local folks are ready to step in and help.The Cayce-West Columbia Lions Club is one of those that is prepared. Judy Scott spent 20 years responding to disasters as a director for the American Red Cross Health Services unit.Scott […]

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Nephron Pharmaceuticals gives American Red Cross of SC a Mission Critical Vehicle

To help the American Red Cross of South Carolina’s in its mission to collect lifesaving blood and respond to disasters due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nephron Pharmaceuticals donated a Dodge ProMaster 3500 Wednesday morning. Nephron is just outside of Cayce and has a West Columbia address. The vehicle is needed to collect, test and deliver blood to […]

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