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Conroe Blood Drive Group Opens New Facility

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Lone Star Family Health Center in Conroe celebrates the grand opening of their new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Congratulations to Lone Star Family Health Center in Conroe on the grand opening of their new facility in June!

Lone Star Family Health Center is the only federally qualified health center (FQHC) in the Montgomery County area. Many of the patients who are treated at a FQHC are treated regardless of their insurance status.

The center began hosting blood drives with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center in August 2011, and their next blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You can make an appointment to donate by visiting www.giveblood.org and logging on to Digital Donor or by calling 1(888) 482-5663.

“We look forward to many more successful blood drives with Lone Star Family Health Center,” said Donor Recruitment Coordinator Gary Moore, who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the center’s new facility. “Congratulations to the center on their beautiful new facility, which will enable them to help so many more people in the Montgomery county area.”

Saving Lives is a Family Affair

Friday, June 1st, 2012

On Wednesday, May 30, at Memorial Hermann Imaging Center in Pearland, the blood drive co-chair, Saralynne Williams, made saving lives a family affair! Along with her son, Christopher, pictured here, her husband and daughter donated. Thanks, Saralynne and family for making our first blood drive with the group a great one!

Making a BIG Difference

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Group photo: Jessica Miller, Elizabeth Chica Liliana Guerrero (with baby Cameron Miller), Grace Frias, Ronda McKnight, Aretha Price and Everitt Lang. Bottom row: Jackie Hanebuth; Chanc and Dionne LeJeaune; Jessica and Cameron Miller

The Commit for Life blood drives at Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital – Katy are going strong! This Easter-themed drive collected 27 units.

“As a Nurse and Teacher, we Commit for Life because we know the smallest of things can make a BIG difference,” said Chanc LeJeaune, pictured with his wife at bottom center.

Saving Lives in Fort Bend County

Monday, April 9th, 2012

CenterPoint Energy hosted a community blood drive in Fort Bend County earlier this month, and shared these photos with us.

The drive collected 50 units – enough to help save as many as 150 lives! The chairpersons for this drive told us, “It feels good to be a part of a community blood drive – we know the importance of having enough blood available. It’s wonderful that when you host a convenient blood drive like this, so many people are willing to come out and give.”

Are you interested in hosting a blood drive in your community? Give us a call at (713) 791-6670, or visit our website to learn more: http://www.giveblood.org/cfl/group.

Thanks to all who donated, and special thanks to Jeanette, Connie and CenterPoint Energy for making this such a successful blood drive!

Houston Aeros Prize Pack Winner

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Congratulations to Raisa Estrada, our Houston Aeros blood drive prize pack winner! She was entered in the drawing when she donated March 16 at the Houston Aeros blood drive at Toyota Center. A longtime Aeros blood donor, she was excited to win a prize pack that included a Houston Aeros blanket, two ball caps, two T-shirts, four tickets to each of two Houston Aeros home games and a set of two bobble heads!

Thanks to Raisa and all who participated in the Houston Aeros blood drive for helping save lives!

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