High School Program Benefits


Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center's high school annual scholarship program awards 20 area high school students each a $1,000 scholarship. Exceptional students attending high schools that conduct two or more blood drives with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center per school year may apply.

* Restrictions apply. Please see your account representative for details.

Project Graduation/Prom Reward

Schools hosting two or more blood drives during the school year are entitled to a gift card towards Project Graduation or equivalent.

Life Flight Tours
Commit for Life schools get a behind-the-scenes look at Memorial Hermann Hospital's Life Flight operations. Tour the control room and step out onto the helipad to see how this renowned program saves lives every day.
All donors receive a premium T-shirt.
Blood Center Tours
The Blood Center offers tours of our state-of-the-art facility by appointment. You are taken step by step from donation through inventory management, offering a unique glimpse of the actual blood bank for our community. Do we have your blood type on the shelves? Come see for yourself.
Leadership Training: "Real World Educational Workshop"
Each fall Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center hosts a High School Program kick-off event for schools. Host group students receive additional training and education that stresses teamwork, leadership and organizational skills. Groups have a chance to network with other high schools as well as earn valuable community service hours.
Educational Opportunities in the Texas Medical Center
Additional tours, exhibits, and activities. Please ask your Donor Recruitment Coordinator about availability.
Community Service Hours
Students may receive certificates for community service hours earned by planning and conducting high school blood drives.

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