Photoblog: North Greenville University helps save lives

Rebecca Meek, Staff Photographer

The Blood Connection bloodmobile comes to North Greenville University once every semester. On average, they have 120 participants to help by donating blood. The Blood Connection supplies over 20 hospitals in South Carolina and western North Carolina. Each semester, students who donate are eligible for TBC Reward points that can be used to go towards gift cards or back to The Blood Connection. They can also receive a gift. This semester's gift is a free movie ticket.

Junior Joshua Childers prepares himself for his first time of giving blood.

Junior Joshua Childers prepares himself for his first time of giving blood.

Vassar Strickland, senior, is excited about his reward for giving blood as he states, "Honestly, the only reason I give blood is for a free movie ticket."

Vassar Strickland, senior, is excited about his reward for giving blood as he states, "Honestly, the only reason I give blood is for a free movie ticket."

Freshma, Jennifer Garrett sips on her soda while giving blood to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Garrett has given blood twice and says she does it because it is for a good cause.

Freshma, Jennifer Garrett sips on her soda while giving blood to ensure that everything goes smoothly. Garrett has given blood twice and says she does it because it is for a good cause.

Olivia Hupfauer, freshman, experiences her first time donating. "I've always wanted to do it but never had the opportunity. I saw the bloodmobile and thought this was the perfect chance," says Hupfauer. 

Olivia Hupfauer, freshman, experiences her first time donating. "I've always wanted to do it but never had the opportunity. I saw the bloodmobile and thought this was the perfect chance," says Hupfauer. 

Senior Morgan Reece has been giving blood since her freshman year and states that, "It's just an easy way to give back to the community."

Senior Morgan Reece has been giving blood since her freshman year and states that, "It's just an easy way to give back to the community."

Rolland Naol, senior, donates because he feels it is his way of contributing to society.

Rolland Naol, senior, donates because he feels it is his way of contributing to society.

Austin Cathey, sophomore, prepares himself to donate blood because, "it's the right thing to do to help those who need blood." 

Austin Cathey, sophomore, prepares himself to donate blood because, "it's the right thing to do to help those who need blood."