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Blood drive takes place Sunday

Donate blood in Portland
Coastal Bend Blood Center
Posted at 4:48 AM, Jul 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-11 15:28:58-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The United States is facing a nationwide blood shortage. If you are able to, you can help.

The Coastal Bend Blood Center is holding a blood drive starting at 9 a.m. The drive will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Portland.

The church is located on 4545 Wildcat Dr. in Portland, Texas. Donors can either walk-in or schedule their appointment online in advance. There are still several slots open.

To register to donate blood at this drive, you can click here. The map to find locations and times for other scheduled blood drives can be found on the Coastal Bend Blood Center's website here.