Each year, more than 4.5 million lives are saved from blood donations. A single pint of blood could help save up to three lives! That is why The Blood Connection is such an important Greenville area nonprofit organization. The Blood Connection is headquartered at Piedmont, South Carolina, and is the largest independently managed, non-profit community blood center in the region. The Blood Connection is always working to find new ways to improve partnerships with hospitals and communities. The Greenville Blood Connection center is located at 435 Woodruff Road.
The center in Greenville accepts donations of whole blood and platelets. There are some restrictions on who can donate, but there are several donor benefits. It is extremely important that donors always give a complete and accurate answer to all questions throughout the donation process. Initial requirements for donors say that a donor must be in good health, at least 17 years old and weight at least 110 pounds. Also be prepared to answer questions about health, travel and medications. To learn more about how you can donate blood, visit thebloodconnection.org today. This important non-profit organization helps connect people through life-saving donations, creating a stronger, connected community.