Apr 18, 2013 6:58 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - Many immediately asked how they can help out the community of West, Texas after last night's devastating fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant. The blast has killed as many as 15 people, injured dozens more, and caused substantial damage to surrounding homes.
The Coastal Bend Blood Center put out a call for AB and O blood types. You can find a list of mobile donation sites by visiting their website - http://www.coastalbendbloodcenter.org/event_calendar.cfm. You can always stop by their location at 209 N. Padre Island Drive during the day until 4pm.
HEB announced this evening the donation of $50,000 to the American Red Cross and the creation of a checkout line donation campaign. One hundred percent of the $1, $3, or $5 donations made by customers will go to the American Red Cross relief efforts.