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Upstate participating in World Blood Donor Day

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Blood Connection bus in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina). Blood Connection bus in Fountain Inn (FOX Carolina).
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Several Blood Connections in the Upstate are holding an open house Wednesday for Blood Donor day.

This year's campaign recognizes the need for blood donations during emergencies.

The Blood Connection is joining organizations in the US and around the world to acknowledge the ongoing need and celebrate blood donors who are committed to saving lives.

"We want our blood donors to feel as special they are, for saving lives every day through their generous blood donations," said President and CEO Delisa English. "We also hope to inspire more people throughout the community to donate blood regularly, and often."

Open house events will be held at The Blood Connection's donation centers below:

 435 Woodruff Road, Greenville

 341 Old Abbeville Highway, Greenwood

1954 East Main Street, Easley

 1308 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca

270 North Grove Medical Park Drive, Spartanburg

825 Spartanburg Highway, in Hendersonville, NC

Donors can also visit Blood Connection's website to find a blood drive in your area.

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