Blood donors entered to win trip and prizes

March 31, 2013 at 8:05 p.m.
Updated March 30, 2013 at 10:31 p.m.

To help promote blood donations during April, the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is giving away free gifts to a lucky donor.

All presenting donors in April will be automatically entered to win a Donor Getaway Package, including two Southwest Airlines round-trip tickets to any location in the continental U.S., a $500 Marriott gift card and a $200 Visa gift card presented by Frost Bank.

You may donate blood at the following locations:



9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Victoria College

2200 E. Red River St.


10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

University of Houston-Victoria

3007 N. Ben Wilson St.


Noon-5 p.m.

Texas Army National Guard

106 E. Mockingbird Lane

April 12

9-11:30 a.m.

DeTar Hospital

101 Medical Drive

April 18

10:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.


101 Holt Road

April 21

8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Zion Lutheran Church

12183 Farm-to-Market Road 236

April 23

12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

First Victoria National Bank

8811 N. Navarro St.

April 23

2:15-4:45 p.m.

Hospice of South Texas

605 E. Locust Ave.

April 27

8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Victoria Harley Davidson

608 N. Moody St.

April 29

9:30 a.m.-Noon

Rowland Elementary School

2706 Leary Lane


April 23

6:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

South Texas Electric Co-op Inc.

599 Farm-to-Market Road 447

Donors must show identification before beginning the donation process. Anyone 16 years old weighing 120 pounds (with a parental consent form) or at least 17 years of age or older weighing at least 110 pounds and in good general health may donate blood. For more information, call 800-292-5534 or visit Visit a blood drive in your area.



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