Press Releases

Blood Drive Honors Katy Boy Scout 7/23/15 167 KB
Blood Drive Honors Woman's Last Wish 7/22/15 164 KB
Blood Drive Honors Wharton Leukemia Patient 5/15/15 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors City of Liberty Employee 4/23/15 129.9 KB
CenterPoint Energy and Texas First Bank Team Up to Save Lives in Hitchcock 3/30/15 129.9 KB
Save Lives with the Houston Rockets! 12/9/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors Waller Community Leader 12/2/14 129.9 KB
Give Back, Donate Blood Thanksgiving Week 11/24/14 129.9 KB
Former Barbers Hill High School Students Honored Through Blood Drive 10/3/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors Columbus Nurse 10/3/14 129.9 KB
Richards High School Hosting Blood Drive Oct. 8 10/3/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors College Student, Family Friend 09/16/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors Montgomery Cancer Patient 09/12/14 129.9 KB
Reminder to Donate Blood Labor Day Weekend 08/27/14 129.9 KB
Save Lives with the Sugar Land Skeeters Saturday, Aug. 16! 07/31/14 129.9 KB
Davam Urgent Care to Host First Blood Drive Aug. 24 07/31/14 129.9 KB
Save Lives, Get Free Ice Cream in August! 07/31/14 129.9 KB
Second Bellville Community Blood Drive Planned to Honor Injured Officer 07/30/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Remembers Jacinto City Official 07/30/14 129.9 KB
KPRC Local 2 Annual Summer Blood Drive Begins June 19 06/12/14 129.9 KB
Blood Drive Celebrates Montgomery Boy's Second Chance 05/21/14 123.9 KB
Blood Donors Asked to Give on Memorial Day 05/19/14 95 KB
Blood Drive Honors Cancer Patient 05/19/14 85.7 KB
Blood Drives Honor Burn Victim 05/16/14 35.9 KB
CenterPoint Energy and West Houston Cruisers Host Second Annual Blood Drive 05/09/14 88.8 KB
CenterPoint Energy and CiCi's Pizza Offer Free Pizza Buffet to Blood Donors! 05/05/14 172.1 KB
17th Annual ABC-13 Spring Blood Drive Kicks off March 14 03/13/14 118.9 KB
Bryan Community Blood Drive Sunday, Feb. 2 01/29/14 118.5 KB
Richards High School Hosting Blood Drive Jan. 9 12/27/13 119.4 KB
Donors Needed to Help Holiday Blood Supply 12/19/13 81 KB
Get Into "The Hobbit" of Saving Lives 12/12/13 128.6 KB
Cougar Blood Drives Nov. 4 through 7 11/01/13 92.4 KB
Fourth Annual Picnic with a Purpose Blood Drive 10/03/13 100 KB
Two Hitchcock Blood Drives Set for Thursday, Oct. 24 09/26/13 70.2 KB
Special Hours of Operation Allow Donors to Give Blood on Labor Day 08/26/13 112 KB
Third Annual Muslims for Life Campaign 08/23/13 94.2 KB
Blood Drive Honors Two Alvin Residents 07/29/13 80.4 KB
Alvin State Farm Office Hosts Community Blood Drive 07/22/13 80.4 KB
Blood Drive Honors Blue Bell Executives 07/08/13 74.2 KB
Blood Donations Needed Around July 4 06/27/13 36.6 KB
Blood Drive Honors Houston Firefighters 06/07/13 104.8 KB
Blood Drive to Honor and Remember Houston-Area Teens 05/23/13 57.6 KB
Special Hours of Operation for Memorial Day 05/17/13 102.5 KB
CenterPoint Energy and West Houston Cruisers Partner to Save Lives 05/08/13 91.6 KB
Pasadena Police Department Hosts Blood Drive Honoring Officers 05/01/13 80.6 KB
Platelets Sent to Help West Patients in Austin 04/19/13 62.9 KB
Blood Drive Honors Two Alvin Residents 04/12/13 80.8 KB
Blood Center News
Meet Eden

CYPRESS – There is nothing more American than baseball and saving lives. Everyone who participates in The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center’s Home Run for Life competition will get a chance at both through June 30.

SuperMax is the hero Houston needs!

Max was born with a genetic disorder (neurofibromatosis type 1) that can cause tumors to grow on his nerve endings, and SuperMax has been his alter ego ever since. 

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center mourns Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush helped save lives in our community, and we celebrate her lifetime of accomplishments. The former First Lady set the bar high in her commitment to helping others.

Dr. Charles Drew: A Blood Banking Pioneer

Here at The Blood Center, we pride ourselves on being an organization of diversity. We work together to save and sustain lives, and we each bring a unique perspective when it comes to fulfilling our mission.

Tying the knot and saving lives

Hurricane Harvey destroyed homes, cars and many other things, but one thing it couldn’t destroy is the compassion for others in newlywed couple Gilbert and Stefanie Cruz. Gilbert and Stefanie were set to get married just a few days after Harvey passed, but due the storm’s aftermath they had to alter all of their plans on a moment’s notice.

Holiday Hugs

Our Holiday Hugs promotion is in full swing. Thanks to our volunteers coming together to attach the messages of well wishes from donors to the bears, our employees have been able to begin delivering the bears to patients at area hospitals. The process of delivering the bears is a heart-warming experience that every employee who participate really enjoys.


Blood on ambulances helps EMS agencies save more lives

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center has partnered with two local agencies providing emergency medical services to help save more lives when time is of the essence, now administering whole blood to patients on the ground.

Donor coaches hit the road sporting new look, features

In the last two years, five of The Blood Center's donor coaches have been refurbished. Find out why this is such an important process.

Circle of Life Bike Tour celebrates life

The Lone Star Circle of Life bike tour visits Texas cities to raise awareness of the need for blood, marrow, organ and tissue donations to honor those impacted by these donation types. This year’s eight-day, 600-mile tour included stops in Houston and College Station.

New Steps, New Rewards in Commit for Life Program Update

Beginning Sept. 6, 2017, the Commit for Life program is changing, to help ensure every donor can be rewarded for contributing. Learn more.

2017 Commit for Life Scholarship Winners

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is excited to announce the 2017 Commit for Life Scholarship recipients.

Blood Center Resources

Our mission is to partner with the community to save and sustain lives by providing a safe supply of blood, blood components and related services.

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