Mix 96.5


May 24 - 28, 2018 

Select mobile locations, and all Greater Houston Neighborhood Donor Centers 

Join the MIX! Mix 96.5 is hosting its annual blood drive May 24-28. Anyone who successfully donates will receive a commemorative hashtag T-shirt. 

Blood Drive Locations: 

Click on any location below to make an appointment online. 

May 24 - 28: Greater Houston Area Neighborhood Donor Centers 

Thursday, May 24:
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Carrus Care ER:  8111 West Grand Parkway South Richmond, TX 77407
Chick-fil-A at Silber - Marq*E Entertainment Center: 7660 Katy Fwy., 77024
Memorial City Mall: 303 Memorial City Mall, 77024
Toyota of Alvin: 3507 FM 528 Alvin, TX 77511

Blood Donor Hashtag Texas

Friday, May 25:
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
HC ESD 48 Station 5: 21201 Morton Rd. Katy, 77449
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center: 183 W Loop South, 77024
1:30 – 5 p.m.
Helfman Ford: 12220 Southwest Freeway Stafford, TX 77477
Walgreens: 17150 FM 529. 77095
3 – 7 p.m.
Star Cinema Grill: 4811 Highway 6 Missouri City, TX 77459

Saturday, May 26:
10 a.m. –  2:30 p.m
Cy-Fair VFD: 7922 Highway 6, 77095
1 – 5 p.m.
Waterview Estates: 5110 Waterview Estates Trail Richmond, TX 77407

Please note: The promotion team for Waterview Estates will only be there from 3 - 5 p.m.

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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