Katy Christian Ministries sponsors blood drive
Katy Christian Ministries is sponsoring a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Katy Christian Ministries, located at 5011 E. Fifth St. in Katy.
According to Katy Christian Ministries, more than 1,000 blood donations are needed in the Texas Gulf Coast region every day, with every donation helping save as many as three lives.
In order to donate you must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Children who are 16 may also donate with a parents consent if they are at least 122 pounds and in good general health.
Every person who donates, or attempts to donate, will receive a gift certificate for a free pint of Blue Bell ice cream as a gift.
To schedule a donation, visit www.giveblood.org or call 888-482-5663.
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