Save the date for the fifth annual Famously Hot Blood Drive Friday, June 20, sponsored by the American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region Board of Directors.

Join us 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St., and make a big difference in the lives of hospital patients in need of  blood transfusions. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative Famously Hot Blood Drive T-shirt and a Red Cross Cooling Towel.

To schedule your appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter sponsor code famouslyhot.

I encourage you to invite others to join you in donating blood at the Famously Hot Blood Drive and help us make an even greater impact in our community.


We’ll look forward to seeing you Friday, June 20!




Mason B. Hardy

American Red Cross SC Blood Services Region Board Member