Red Cross collects more than 200 pints of blood

Red Cross collects more than 200 pints of blood
WMBF News anchor Christel Bell makes new friends at the blood drive.
WMBF News anchor Christel Bell makes new friends at the blood drive.

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - More than 200 pints of blood were collected Wednesday at the Red Cross blood drive sponsored by WMBF News.

In Florence, 51 pints of blood were collected. Meanwhile, more than double that amount was collected in Myrtle Beach.

Donors gave 188 pints at the Coastal Grande Mall blood drive location in Myrtle Beach.

"We blew our goal out of the water! Thanks to [the donors] for making it happen!" said Krystal Overmyer, external communications manager of the Red Cross.

If you didn't have a chance to donate, more opportunities are available in the coming days.

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