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Del Rio, Texas Border Patrol to Host Blood Drive

Release Date: 
July 19, 2013

DEL RIO, TEXAS—The Del Rio, Texas Border Patrol sector will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, July 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2401 Dodson Ave. behind BFCU Bank. The South Texas Blood and Tissue organization will be on hand to welcome the public who wish to donate blood.

Anyone 16 years old weighing 120 pounds (with a parental consent form), or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds, and in good general health can donate blood. Identification is required to donate blood. The South Texas Blood and Tissue organization will provide snacks and drinks for all donors.

A valid Texas identification is required to enter the Border Patrol facilities. Please enter through the visitor's parking area.

Additional questions may be directed to the U.S. Border Patrol Strategic Communications Branch at (830) 778-7050.

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021