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“I’ve been given my life back:” Kristen Odom’s Story

“I’ve been given my life back:” Kristen Odom’s Story

Because 25 Blood Donors Gave Her Life You can tell from her smile that Kristen Odom is full of joy. Just talk to her for 30 seconds, and you'll find that joy stems from her overwhelming gratitude. She's happily married with an adorable 2-year-old, Caroline, and loves...

Pass it on: Sponsor a youth to go to SpiritFest

Pass it on: Sponsor a youth to go to SpiritFest

In the Spirit of Saving Lives SpiritFest is making waves in Greenville, SC September 1st at 5PM at the Bon Secours Arena!  The Blood Connection is giving blood donors the chance to sponsor a youth to go to SpiritFest! Change a life and save one, at the same time. ...

Blood donors are the cool kids

Blood donors are the cool kids

Remember when donating blood used to be cool? It still is...we've heard all the cool kids (older than 16) are doing it. To all the parents who made it through the summer, high five! You did it! Now it's that time of year when your little ones go back to school, which...

Donate Mate: Give Back at Outback

Donate Mate: Give Back at Outback

Outback Give Back - Donate, Mate! There's never been a better time to stop by your local Outback Steakhouse! And The Blood Connection is giving you an easy way to eat for FREE. For the entire month of August, TBC and Outback Steakhouse are working together to spread...

Honoring Trooper Eric Nicholson

Honoring Trooper Eric Nicholson

Honoring a Local Hero  On December 6th, 2000, South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Nicholson was shot and killed in Greenville after trying to pull over a robbery suspect. Nicholson was a Marine, husband, and loyal servant to his community. Coincidentally, one...

Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve

Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve

Rock and Roll Up Your Sleeve We hate to be cheesy here but...donating ROCKS! The Blood Connection has partnered with Entercom radio stations 93.3 Planet Rocks, Classic Rock 101.1, and Outback Steakhouse for our Rock and Roll promotion! Come rock out with us July 18-20...

Celebrate Freedom Week

Celebrate Freedom Week

Give your Neighbor Life and Liberty While some will be celebrating the July 4 holiday with fireworks and barbecues, local hospital patients in need of blood transfusions won’t have the same freedom.   Celebrate Independence Day with TBCJune 30th-July 6 by...

Retired U.S. Navy Man Donates 400+ Times

Retired U.S. Navy Man Donates 400+ Times

A Lifetime of Service  86-year-old Harvey Spencer has spent his entire life serving his community. His service started when he joined the Navy in the 1950s for the Korean War. During a tumultuous time in U.S. history, Spencer stepped up. And he's continued to do so....

32nd Annual Operation Blood Drive

32nd Annual Operation Blood Drive

All Hands on Deck--It's Operation Blood Drive It's back for the 32nd time! The Blood Connection is partnering with WLOS ABC 13 in Asheville for Operation Blood Drive on June 27th, a day where we call on the community to step up and donate blood together. It's a simple...

Sundae for Sunday

Sundae for Sunday

We all scream for ice cream! TBC is putting a sweet spin on Sundays this Summer (wow, say that 5 times fast) with our Sundae for Sunday promotion! On every Sunday June-August, all blood donors will enjoy a $20 gift card to a local ice cream shop! You're welcome......