This flu season has hit the Carolinas especially hard. In the 19 counties the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas serves, blood donation turn-out has been extremely low. Many of our regular donors have been sick and unable to keep their appointments. Since the need for blood never takes a break, we are asking for… Continue reading
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Did you know? In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service. Taking place each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is… Continue reading
So far we have 44 people who have accepted the challenge to donate twice before the end of June. Were you interested in making the commitment to save lives in 2013? There is still time to sign up! Click here for more details.
Did you know that 80 percent of people break their New Year’s resolutions within six weeks? This year, you don’t have to be one of them. Join our New Year’s Challenge by committing to donate blood two times between January 1 and June 30. You can schedule both of your appointments now, and we’ll help… Continue reading
Ready for some hockey action? Donate blood with CBCC and save on select Charlotte Checkers’ games. Order your CBCC Donor Checkers Discount Tickets today. Thanks for helping us save local lives and for supporting our Charlotte Checkers.
There’s still time to help bring smiles to children this holiday season by being a part of our Eighth Annual Puppies for Patients program. When you donate blood this month, sign a gift tag that will be attached to a stuffed puppy and delivered to children in our area hospitals. Make your appointment today at www.carolinadonor.org or call 704.972.4700… Continue reading
Calling all high school or college students who will be home for the holidays. Become a “Holiday Hero” by teaming up with CBCC to host a blood drive between Dec. 22-Jan. 6. To learn more how to qualify for the program, click here. The student with the most units collected will win a $1,000 scholarship from… Continue reading
Talk about the season of giving, this donor not only donates blood regularly but takes her cats into donate blood for community pets as well! In case you wanted to know if your cat or dog could help out, the short answer is yes. Our canine friends have 13 different blood types, while cats have 3! Many veterinary… Continue reading
Today is the last day of Movember! Movember is all about bringing back the mustache having fun and doing it for a serious cause; men’s health, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. Mo Bros commit to growing a mustache for the 30 days of Movember, and in doing so become walking and talking billboards for the cause. The mustache is… Continue reading
Olivia, a phlebotomist at CBCC, came up with an idea to give back to those who protect us this holiday season. A few months ago, a blood donor came into our Charlotte Center with a Kevlar for K9’s t-shirt. Olivia, being an avid dog lover did some research and found out that police departments often… Continue reading