How To Donate Blood To West, Texas Fertilizer Explosion Victims: Blood Drives Near Waco To Help Injured

More than 120 people were injured in the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas -- about 20 miles from Waco -- Wednesday, ABC News reports, leaving many Texans wondering what they can do to help. Here's a simple answer: donate blood. 

Multiple blood drives will be held Thursday morning to help the victims. The local Waco donor center opens at 9 a.m. and the Providence Hospital Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Carter Blood Care tweeted. Appointments can also be made through the website. As of early Thursday morning, the CBC’s website was flooded with traffic, but is expected to be back up during regular business hours.

The following locations are Texas donation centers so people who are not near Waco can still help out.

Addison Donation Center

3955 Beltline Rd  Addison, TX 75001  Phone: (972) 960-8895

Allen Donation Center (New)

1328 West McDermott Dr.  Suite 250  Allen, TX 75013  Phone: (214) 509-0550

 

Arlington Donation Center

1618 West Randol Mill Rd.  Arlington, TX 76012  Phone: (817) 274-0812

 

Baylor Donation Center (New)

4201 Gaston Ave.  Suite 110  Dallas, TX 75246  Phone: (214) 217-5676

 

Cedar Hill Donor Center

613 Uptown Blvd. Suite 107  Cedar Hill, TX 75104  Phone: (972) 572-3917

 

Denton Donor Center

2215 South Loop 288  Suite #335  Denton, TX 76205  Phone: (940) 383-2055

 

Garland Donor Center

6850 North Shiloh Rd, Suite V  Garland, TX 75044  Phone: (972) 437-4483

 

Grand Prairie Donor Center<%

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