CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Live 5 News joined forces with the American Red Cross Thursday for a blood drive at Citadel Mall.
The drive began at 8 a.m. and continues until 8 p.m.
This is one of dozens of blood drive events happening in the month of March.
Blood donors receive a free Live 5 News cup and a coupon for a free BoBerry Biscuit from Bojangles.
March has been recognized as Red Cross Month by every U.S. president since 1943 in celebration of the Red Cross volunteers who help those in need by giving their time, money or blood.