According to United Blood Services, there is a severe shortage of blood in the Permian Basin. Blood donors with all types of blood are needed badly. Unfortunately, in order to meet the needs of the 52 West Texas hospitals that are dependent upon United Blood Services,approximately 130 blood donors are needed every day to meet the needs of patients. 

How can you help? I'll tell ya. United Blood Services will be out and about this weekend in Odessa. At HEB off of 42nd street from 10-1 on Saturday and at the 7-11 off of Oakwood from 2-6. Help save a life by taking some time out of your day to donate at either location. You can also log on to www.BloodHero.com to find daily donation locations.