The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has planned multiple blood drives in Northside ISD during the holiday season as the need for blood continues due to widespread shortages.
To date, more than 6,000 blood donations have been collected at NISD drives since April 2020.
Thursday, Dec. 2
Location: NISD Central Office Board Room
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (by appointment only)
Address: 5900 Evers Road, 78238
Thursday, Dec. 9
Location: O'Connor HS Gym Foyer
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. (by appointment only)
Address: 12221 Leslie Road, 78023
Saturday, Dec. 11
Location: Murnin ES (Magnolia Heights HOA)
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (by appointment only)
Address: 9019 Dugas, 78251
Thursday, Dec. 16
Location: Brandeis HS LGI Room
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (by appointment only)
Address: 13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy., 78249
Tuesday, Dec. 21
Location: Holmes HS Auditorium Foyer
Time: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (by appointment only)
Address: 6500 Ingram Road, 78238
Donors need to make appointments in advance to avoid crowding and abide by social distancing guidelines.
They may also be eligible to receive items such as e-gift cards and refreshments.