Due to the flooding in Wichita Falls, the Texas Blood Institute has had to cancel large blood drives, decreasing their expected blood supply. The good news is Hastings has agreed to host an emergency blood drive this Saturday, May 23, from 10am-2pm. The bloodmobile will be parked in the Hastings parking lot.

Everyone who donates will receive a zoo-themed t-shirt and a voucher good for two tickets to the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Holiday weekends are especially hard time for the Texas Blood Institute as blood donations go way down. Donate if you can, and help spread the word so they can collect as much blood as possible before the long weekend.

Texas Blood Institute is the sole blood and platelet collection organization and supplier in north Texas. Local donors can give life-saving blood for those in our community.