Ale Yeah! The Blood Connection and Carolina Ale House partner to make blood donation convenient and funApril 18, 2023
The Carolinas and Georgia – Carolina Ale House announced its new partnership with The Blood Connection (TBC) to make blood donation easy, accessible and fun for community members. This collaborative effort is an example of how a partnership between a regional restaurant and a local non-profit can benefit the community.
“TBC is thankful to Carolina Ale House for coming alongside us to help accomplish our mission of saving local lives,” said Delisa English, president and CEO of The Blood Connection. “Their partnership – which has been full of enthusiasm and excitement – will help engage and educate their guests about why blood donation is crucial to our communities.”
“Carolina Ale House is excited to expand our partnership with The Blood Connection in pursuit of their important mission to save lives,” said James Williams, president of Carolina Ale House. “More than ever, we have an opportunity to impact our communities and can do so by supporting the crucial need for life-saving blood donation. We are looking forward to seeing our patrons participate in this event at our local restaurants.”
The “Ale Yeah! Be a Blood Donor!” blood drive campaign will take place on Thursday, April 20th across South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. TBC’s bloodmobiles will be stationed at 16 Carolina Ale House locations across the region. All blood donors at these drives will receive a $20 gift card to Carolina Ale House and a voucher for a free “Macked Out Doughnuts” dessert. Donors will also receive a $25 eGift card, as a special thank-you for their donation.
The locations for each blood drive can be found below. All blood drives will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., except the locations marked with an **, which will run from 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.:
• Summerville, S.C.
• Myrtle Beach, S.C.
• Columbia, S.C. (Harbison Boulevard)**
• Augusta, G.A.**
• Greenville, S.C. (Woodruff Road)
Go to thebloodconnection.org/carolinaalehouse to make an appointment. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.
About The Blood Connection
Founded in Greenville, S.C., The Blood Connection (TBC) has been committed to saving lives since 1962. TBC is an independently managed, not-for-profit, community blood center that provides blood products to more than 120 hospitals and emergency partners within South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia. Recognized by the U.S. Congress for its dedication to disaster preparedness and the community, TBC works diligently to collect blood from volunteer donors to meet the ever-increasing demand. By keeping collections local, TBC serves hundreds of thousands of patients a year in its communities. TBC is licensed and regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For more information, visit thebloodconnection.org.
About Carolina Ale House
Carolina Ale House was founded in Raleigh, N.C. in 1999 by Lou Moshakos of LM Restaurants and has since grown across the Southeast with restaurants spanning North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. In 2006, Chris “Sully” Sullivan of Sullivan Management opened the first licensed restaurant in Columbia, S.C. Carolina Ale House is a family-friendly, sports-themed restaurant offering a variety of scratch-made food with more than 50 beers on tap. Today, Sullivan Management owns and operates seven locations in South Carolina and Georgia, with locations in Columbia, S.C., Fort Mill, S.C., Downtown Greenville, S.C., Greenville-Woodruff, S.C., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Summerville, S.C., and Augusta, GA. For more information, visit CarolinaAleHouse.com.