Community Advocate Blood Drives

Our Community Advocates are volunteers who work in groups to promote their local donor center and host quarterly blood drives. All who succesfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a Commit for Life T-shirt.  

 

Saturday, May 5

CLEAR LAKE SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Clear Lake Community Advocates will host a blood drive on Saturday, May 5 at the Clear Lake Neighborhood Donor Center. All who successfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

CLEAR LAKE SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Sunday, May 6

PASADENA SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Pasadena Community Advocates will host a blood drive on Sunday, May 6 at the Pasadena Neighborhood Donor Center. All who succesfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

PASADENA SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Sunday, May 6

SUGAR LAND SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Sugar Land Community Advocates will host a blood drive Sunday, May 6 at the Sugar Land Neighborhood Donor Center. All who succesfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

 SUGAR LAND SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Saturday, May 12

THE WOODLANDS SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Woodlands Community Advocates will host a blood drive on Saturday, May 12 at the The Woodlands Neighborhood Donor Center. All who successfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

THE WOODLANDS SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Saturday, May 19

BILL T. TEAGUE SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Bill T. Teague Community Advocates will host a blood drive on Saturday, May 19 at the Bill T. Teague Neighborhood Donor Center. All who successfully donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

BILL T. TEAGUE SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Sunday, May 20

PEARLAND SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

The Pearland Community Advocates will host a blood drive Sunday, May 20 at the Pearland Neighborhood Donor Center. All who successfully donate or attempt to donate and credit the Community Advocates will receive a hashtag Commit for Life T-shirt.

PEARLAND SPECIAL COMMUNITY EVENT

 

Our Neighborhood Donor Centers depends on volunteer support in many capacities, and we are always seeking more individuals to join us in helping save lives in the community. Community Advocates are focusing on increasing the number of new donors at the Neighborhood Donor Centers. They look for opportunities to educate individuals about the Commit for Life program and how they can help save lives!

SPECIFIC DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:

• Actively search for and attend community events to educate individuals about the need for blood donations and promote the Neighborhood Donor Center

• Attend monthly meetings

• Host quarterly Special Events at the Neighborhood Donor Center

• Post promotional materials around your community

• Search and secure community partners to sponsor Special Events

• Greet donors, offer refreshments and observe donors for potential post-donation reactions

• Thank donors for their life-saving donations.

Ready to start? Complete the Volunteer Orientation form and we will contact you to schedule your training!

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

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