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Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Sends Aid to Ukraine

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is teaming up with Blood Centers of America for a nationwide campaign to provide needed blood collection and transfusion supplies to those impacted in Ukraine. To help replenish blood supplies in Ukraine, as blood products will not be shipped outside of the United States, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is donating $5 to the Blood Centers of America Foundation for every successful blood donation made from May 2 to May 4, 2022. Fresenius Kabi, a global healthcare company, will match the donations.

Donors can also participate by donating their donor reward points towards the Ukrainian support initiative through Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center's Donor Rewards Store. This opportunity is available from May 2 to May 6, 2022.

Let's work together to save lives and help replenish the blood supplies in Ukraine. For more information or to find a location to donate, visit giveblood.org/SupportUkraine.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Breaks Ground with New Facility

COLLEGE STATION - Grab your hard hat and shovel and join us on Friday, April 22 at 1 p.m. as Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center breaks ground on its new Brazos Valley Donor and Operations Center at Northwest Corner Krenek Tap Road and State Highway 6 C ...

Winter Weather Advisory

Houston - A Winter weather advisory is in effect as freezing temperatures threaten our Gulf Coast Area and blood collections. Several blood drives have been canceled, hindering our on-hand blood supply. As more businesses and organizations we partner with for blood drives make preparations due to the storm, we could see more cancellations.

Call for At-Home Workers to Give Blood This January During National Blood Donor Month

HOUSTON— January is National Blood Donor Month, and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center and the national blood community is asking all eligible at-home workers to commit to donating blood at least twice throughout 2022.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center Launches non-invasive, Painless Way to Check Hemoglobin Levels

Say goodbye to the finger stick! Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is the first independent licensed blood center in Texas to use OrSense’s NBM-200 to check hemoglobin levels for donors before donation to ensure healthy measurements.  

Texas Blood Bank Aids Louisiana after Hurricane Ida

SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2021- (Houston, Texas) Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center- Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center has come to aid Louisiana’s local blood banks after a catastrophic hurricane made landfall earlier last week.

World Blood Donor Day on June 14th and 15th

JUNE 8TH, 2021- (Houston, Texas) Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center- As we approach World Blood Donor Day on June 14 and 15th, we want to recognize and celebrate the generosity of blood donors who save lives in our community. In addition, World Blood Donor Day raises awareness about the need for blood donations daily.

Winter Storms Devastate Blood Supply in Gulf Coast Region

FEB. 18, 2021 - Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center needs blood drive hosts and blood donors

 

National Blood Donor Month celebrates heroes

JAN. 25, 2021—Community support is essential to saving lives in our region through both blood donations and STEM cell transplants.  

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