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Posted: January 10, 2014

2014 Rodeo Roundup Blood Drive

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Y100 and The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center present the 2014 Rodeo Roundup Blood Drive!

Beginning Sunday January 12th through January 18th at any San Antonio or New Braunfels area SouthTexas Blood and Tissue Center Donor Room, you can help!  Here's Why:

Blood needs & general facts

  • Every two seconds someone in America needs blood.
  • 4.5 million Americans will a need blood transfusion each year.
  • Shortages of all blood types happen during the summer and winter holidays.
  • The average whole blood and red blood cell transfusion is three pints.
  • The need changes every day.
  • One blood donation can save up to three lives.
  • Four easy steps to donate blood: medical history, quick mini-physical, donation and snacks.
  • Anyone 16 years old weighing 120 lbs (with parental consent form), or at least 17 years old weighing 110 lbs. and in good general health can donate blood.
  • Tattoos do NOT defer you from giving the gift of life; simply provide us with the name of the licensed Texas facility where you got it.
  • 1 in 7 people entering a hospital need blood.
  • The rarest blood type is the one not on the shelf when it's needed by a patient.
  • The #1 reason blood donors say they give is because they "want to help others."
  • Give yourself at least 1 hour for a whole blood donation and at least 2 hours for dual red blood cell donation.
  • 800-292-5534 ext. 3500 to schedule your appointment.

 

-        Incentives:

  • All presenting donors January in will receive:
  • A chance to win a pair of plaza level Spurs tickets (parking pass included).
  • A T-shirt
  • Satisfying feeling of saving lives
  • Mini physical

 

-        Where to find us for more information:

  • southtexasblood.org
  • Facebook and Twitter search: Connect for Life
  • Call 800-292-5534 ext. 3500

Here's a list of donor rooms:

San Antonio Donor Sites

Donor Pavilion
6211 IH 10 W., First Park Ten Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78201
210.731.5555

Schedule an Appointment

Shavano Donor Room
4079 N. Loop 1604 West
Suite 102
San Antonio, TX 78257
210.736.8920

Schedule an Appointment

 

Westover Hills Donor Room
10555 Culebra
Suite 107
San Antonio, TX 78250
210.736.8934

Schedule an Appointment

Southeast Donor Room
3158 SE Military Dr.
Suite 104
San Antonio, TX 78223
210.736.8971

Schedule an Appointment

Northeast Donor Room
8527 Village Dr.
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78217
210.249.4450

Schedule an Appointment

 

 

 
New Braunfels Donor Sites

New Braunfels Donor Room
651 N. IH 35, Marketplace
Suite 830
New Braunfels, TX 78130
830.625.5401

Schedule an Appointment


 
 

 

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