The Wash Tub to host blood drives over Labor Day weekend

Donors will receive a free wash and an eGift card

The Wash Tub will be hosting a 3-day Blood Drive event at 11 Wash Tub locations September 3, 4, and 5 (The Wash Tub)

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio area Wash Tubs are hosting blood drives this weekend in partnership with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center.

There has been an ongoing blood supply shortage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with the San Antonio area typically having only a few days’ supply of blood.

Donated blood is used to help treat trauma victims, surgery patients, cancer and transplant patients, newborns and mothers.

During the three-day blood drive events at Wash Tub locations, donors will receive a free car wash voucher worth $20 and a $20 eGift card.

Donors need to make an appointment online. Walk-in donations will be accepted if spots are available.

The schedule below outlines the times and locations for the blood drives:

⭐️ Saturday, September 3, 9am - 2pm

➡️ Culebra:

➡️ Helotes:

➡️ Kerrville:

➡️ Sunset:

⭐️ Sunday, September 4

➡️ Blanco, 9am - 2pm:

➡️ Leon Springs, 9am - 2pm:

➡️ S.E. Military, 9am - 1pm:

➡️ New Braunfels 46, 11am - 4pm:

➡️ Potranco, 11am - 4pm:

➡️ Schertz, 11am - 4pm:

⭐️ Monday, September 5, 10am - 2pm

➡️ Fred Rd/ Wienerschnitzel:

Donors can check online for additional blood drives or make an appointment with South Texas Blood & Tissue by calling 210-731-5590 or visiting

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