Coffee Memorial Blood Center in Amarillo is having a special two day event this week. The event will give you not only a chance to save lives, but to "renew" life as well.

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Blood Donors Are Needed In The Texas Panhandle

It seems like there are two things we are always in need of in the Texas Panhandle. One, we could "always use the moisture." Two, we are always in need of people who will step up and donate blood.

According to a press release from Coffee Memorial Blood Center, Spring Break and the weeks after present a challenge to maintaining our areas blood supply. With vacations being planned, school activities, and summer break looming, people tend to get out of their routing when it comes to donating.

The need for blood is still very present, though. The press release goes on to state that accidents still happen, and that cancer patients and those battling life threatening conditions will still need need life sustaining blood.

Thursday March 10, And Friday March 11 Event At Coffee Memorial Blood Center

The "Renew Life" drive taking place this week not only gives donors a chance to give a life saving gift, but donors will walk away with some pretty nice tokens of appreciation.

Donors will receive a free camp chair or Redbud tree seedling, or a packet of seeds to plant this spring while supplies last.

Donors will also receive a t-shirt, guest pass from Western Bowl, and one free admission to the Oklahoma City Zoo.

Coffee Memorial Blood Center is at 7500 Wallace Blvd in Amarillo. If you want to make an appointment ahead of time, you can go online to or call 806-331-8833.

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