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41 posts for category "Why Give Blood":

November 17, 2016

Give blood and share some puppy love with children in our local hospitals

by CBCC

The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and local blood donors have brought comfort and joy to children spending the holidays in our local hospitals for the last 11 years. This year will be no exception as CBCC ramps up... Read More

October 8, 2016

Community urged to donate in wake of Hurricane Matthew

by CBCC

Just a few days ago we warned of the potential effects of Hurricane Matthew on the regional and national blood supply. As the storm subsides, the concerns have been confirmed. Last night, the AABB Disaster Task Force released a statement... Read More

August 2, 2016

Donate in honor of Ally

by CBCC

Ally understands the importance of blood donation better than any 12-year-old should. She was diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin lymphoma in April. But before Ally could even receive her first chemotherapy treatment at Levine Children’s Hospital, doctors determined that her... Read More

June 15, 2016

Together, we can do so much

by Martin

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller The tragedy of the Orlando shootings struck me in an unexpected way. My first reaction was removed, simply chalking it up to another mass shooting in... Read More

May 15, 2015

Paying It Forward: A Family Affair

by Ashley Smalley

Growing up, I witnessed the endless compassion and kindness displayed by my parents. Now an adult, I live every day with the same fiery passion to give back to others, and to make our world a better place by “paying... Read More

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