Robinson teams with Blood Connection for 9/11 drive

EASLEY — Robinson Funeral Home and The Blood Connection are teaming up for a memorial blood drive on the 14th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.

The blood drive will be held at the funeral home, located at 305 W. Main St. in Easley, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11.

“We are hoping for a wonderful turnout of donors in memory of the heroes that died on the 9/11 responding to the tragic terror attack,” Robinson Funeral Home director of operations Paul J. Kraemer said.

First responders from agencies such as the Easley Fire Department, Easley Police Department and Pickens County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand at times throughout the day donating blood, showing support and answering the public’s questions.

All donors will receive a special memorial T-shirt, a light lunch provided by the funeral home and Blood Connection reward points.

To sign up for the drive, call (864) 859-4001.