Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties Organizes Blood Drive to Benefit Sun City Community

— Evan Roeser

OKATIE, S.C. / March 7, 2024 – Team members from the Bluffton and Okatie offices of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties recently organized and put on a blood drive in conjunction with OneBlood to benefit the Sun City community.

The drive brought together team members from Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, their friends, family, and other community members from around the region and resulted in an impressive 32 units of blood collected. Each donation has the potential to save up to three lives, meaning that nearly 100 patients could benefit from the generosity of donors at the drive.

“We are very proud of our team for organizing this great drive to benefit patients in our community,” said Karen Ryan, co-owner of Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties. “The ambition, drive, and selflessness of our team is evident through great initiatives such as this blood drive. We look forward to continuing to give back to our amazing community every opportunity that we get.”

OneBlood is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing safe, available, and affordable blood for hospitals in the Carolinas, Florida, and Georgia. Their mission is to enhance the health and well-being of others through their work with blood and stem cell products, along with facilitating scientific research. For more information about OneBlood, visit

Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate with four offices in South Carolina – Hilton Head Island, Okatie, Bluffton, and Beaufort –  and one in Savannah, Georgia. The company is one of the top-three producing affiliates in the Weichert national franchise system.

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Coastal Properties, contact Kelly Ryan at 843-341-3700 or visit

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 About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and support. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 360 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 20 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction nine years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit

 Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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