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The Woodlands Family YMCAs to Host Blood Donor Coach

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THE WOODLANDS, TX — The Woodlands Family YMCAs will host the Blood Donor Coach in July, at both locations, to help address the critical needs of blood supply for local hospitals. Each donor will receive a free beach towel and Covid-19 ANTIBODY test with donation.

The Woodlands Family YMCA Blood Donor coach addressing needs of Local Hospitals

The donor coach will be at the local YMCAs at the following dates and times:

  • Friday, July 10th
    • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Shadowbend YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place.
  • Monday, July 13th
    • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Branch Crossing YMCA, 8100 Ashlane Way.
  • Monday, July 13th
    • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Shadowbend YMCA, 6145 Shadowbend Place.

As of June 30, walk in appointments are no longer accepted. All donors must register online for their preferred time and date. On the date of donation, please remember to eat, drink, and bring I.D. Visit www.giveblood.org to register and for more information.

 

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The Blood Center now requires all donors and staff to wear face coverings to make sure all participants and are protecting one another from COVID-19 while helping to save the lives of patients in area hospitals. Social distancing guidelines will be followed. For more information on the safety of giving blood at this time, visit https://www.giveblood.org/mythbusters-the-truth-about-coronavirus-(covid-19).

Giving blood remains an essential service during the pandemic. Collecting blood is a marathon, not a sprint. Blood donors are needed to consistently give now and in the future.

For more information call Roxanne Davis, 281-367-9622.

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First organized in 1886, the YMCA of Greater Houston is one of the city’s leading nonprofits dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA, a United Way of Greater Houston agency, seeks to serve all – regardless of age, income, faith or background and welcomes everyone. In the greater Houston area, 29 YMCA centers, one overnight camp and hundreds of program sites nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the city’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in the Houston community, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver lasting personal and social change. To learn more, call 713-659-5566 or visit us on the web at ymcahouston.org.

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