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There are more than a dozen blood drives around the area on Friday, Sept. 1. (AP Photo)

There are more than a dozen blood drives around the area on Friday, Sept. 1, to help local blood banks facing a shortage after Hurricane Harvey:

  • Best Buy Atascocita, 19125 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Humble, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Big Horn BBQ, 2300 Smith Ranch Rd., Pearland, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • First Colony Mall, Sugar Land, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Mall of the Mainland, Texas City, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Memorial City Mall, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Outlets at Conroe, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fairfield Baptist Church, 27240 Hwy 290, Cypress, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, 921 Gessner, Houston, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saint Faustina Catholic Church Knights of Columbus & The Women of Mercy, 28102 FM 1093, Fulshear, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Spring First Assembly of God, 1851 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Texas Children's Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, Houston, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Hilton Post Oak, 2001 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest, The Woodlands, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 East 26th Street, Bryan, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • In Memory of Dylan Hailey McClelland, 2500 S. Texas, College Station, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce, 611 W. Columbia, San Augustine, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science, 5800 Caroline, Houston, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Gleannloch Farms Community, 9420 Gleannloch Forest Dr., Spring, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce, 611 W. Columbia, San Augustine, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Gaddy's Medical Equipment and Supplies, 300 Hurst St., Center, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


In addition, a dozen Gulf Coast Regional Blood Centers are open for donations beginning at 8 a.m. Unable to collect donations for several days in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the centers say they desperately need blood as local hospitals are resuming normal operations.

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center is also looking for volunteer organizations to host blood drives. More information is available on the center's website.

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