BLOOD DRIVE COMPETITION EVENT SCHEDULE 


See list below to find events that have been scheduled as part of this competition. Donations can be credited to any lodge at any of our competition events listed below. Please check back later for additions and changes. You can donate once every 8 weeks (56 days).

Walk-up blood donors are always welcome, but blood donation appointments are easy to make for your convenience, and they are appreciated to assure adequate staffing.

To make appointments, you can establish a personal donor account at http://www.thebloodconnection.org, or simply scan the QR code on one of our event posters (see below). Then search for our competition events using Sponsor Code 7461.

DECEMBER 2021
Saturday December 4 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
COMPETITION KICKOFF EVENT
In Old Navy Parking Lot at Cherrydale Point Shopping Center

JANUARY 2022
Saturday January 22 – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY SAM POE LODGE  #222 AFM  
At CRAFT AXE THROWING 
1320 Hampton Avenue Ext. #5A
Greenville SC 29601














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FEBRUARY 2022 
Saturday February 5 -  10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY BAILEY LODGE  #146 AFM
at the Home Depot on Wade Hampton Blvd.

MARCH 2022 

MARCH 12 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY COOPER LODGE # 282 AFM
In conjunction with the Cooper Lodge "Cowboy Days Fundraiser" 
at Cooper Lodge #274 AFM - 314 Poinsett St., Traveler's Rest

APRIL 2022  
APRIL 2 – 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY PELHAM LODGE  #423 AFM
Walmart Parking Lot off Pelham Rd. near I-85, Greenville


​APRIL 16 - 10:00 Am to 3:00 PM 
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY SAM POE LODGE #284 AFM
In Conjunction with a Car Show at
The Shrine Club Event Center
119 Beverly Rd.. Greenville



APRIL 16 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY WADE HAMPTON LODGE  # 404 AFM
In the parking lot of Quaker State and Lube Restaurant (Off Garlington Rd.)
10 Chrome Drive, Greenville, SC 29615



MAY 2022 

May 7- 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY WALDEN #274 AFM

The Walden Lodge blood drive is from 10-2 on May 7th in the parking lot in front of  Planet Fitness, 2100 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, 2961 - near Pleasantburg Drive (in the same shopping center as Ollie's Bargain Outlet and Roses Discount Store). 


MAY 21 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM 
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY TAYLORS LODGE #345 AFM
In conjunction with a car show at Wade Hampton Lanes 
3065 Wade Hampton Blvd., Taylors, SC 29687

JUNE 2022 
JUNE 4 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY BAILEY LODGE #146 AFM
In conjunction with a car show and BBQ at 
Bailey Lodge #146 AFM - 701 W. Wade Hampton Blvd, GREER, 

JULY 2022 - To be determined

AUGUST 2022 - To be determined

SEPTEMBER 2022 

September 17 - 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
BLOOD DRIVE EVENT SPONSORED BY Taylors Lodge #345 AFM
In conjunction with a car show at Wade Hampton Lanes
3065 Wade Hampton Blvd, Taylors, SC 29687


OCTOBER 2022 - To be determined


NOVEMBER 2022 - To be determined

18th District Blood Drive

18th District Square &Compass Club

Brethren:
As some of you may have heard, the 18th District is teaming up with THE BLOOD CONNECTION to sponsor a year long competition between the 13 lodges of our district to see which lodge can donate or inspire the donation of the most blood, starting with a Kick-off blood drive from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM on December 4th in the Old Navy Parking Lot at Cherrydale Point Shopping Center.  


WE NEED EVERY MASON's SUPPORT to help make this competition a success. You can help by donating blood at any of our events (up to once every 56 days), and/or by reaching out to family, friends, and neighbors to encourage THEM to donate blood at our events, and credit the donation to your lodge.  You can also help your lodge schedule one or more blood drives during the year as part of the competition. This competition has been put together with the support of a committee composed of representatives from our various lodges.  For details, you can contact the committee member from your lodge, or one of the other committee members on the attached contact list. 


In addition to the satisfaction of driving as many blood donations as possible during a period of high need, and the bragging rights that come with winning the competition, we will also be earning charitable donations from THE BLOOD CONNECTION for each pint of blood donated during the competition (currently $20). This money will be donated by the 18th District to one or more worthy charities at the end of the competition.  In response to a request from brethren who are not qualified to donate blood, cash donations will also accepted. 


There will be a Blood Drive page on our 18th District Website where a calendar of blood drive events will be maintained, and information about the competition provided. 
aph here.