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Prayers & Help for West, TX

In sight of the Tragedy that hit West, TX last night we are devoting our Blog to information about how you can Donate & Help the Victims and Families of West.....
Updates on places Accepting Donations for the City of West, Texas.. as of 4/19/13:

Blood Donations are still being accepted at
The Blood Center of Brazos Valley, located at 1701 Rock Prairie Road in College Station, is open from  8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Fastenal will be gathering donations today from 7-5. They are located at 1904 S. Texas Ave in Bryan. Their number is 979-822-2920 if you need directions.

The Iola Volunteer Fire Department is still accepting Donations at their station off HWY 30 at
23574 Brazos St. IolaTX 77861. They will be accepting Donations until Early Tomorrow/Saturday Morning.
And Aggieland Outfitters has an update of their wonderful success at their blog (below) & information about their plans for more relief work today! http://aggielandoutfitters.com/blog/

Everyone here, at The Texas Country Original, 98.3 KORA feels so honored to live and work in this Amazing Community and want to Thank Each & Every one of you for your Help, Donations, and Prayers!


Donation suggestions:
Bottled water
Clothes – All types & sizes: Jackets and Warm Clothes, Shoes, Socks ETC.
Diapers – Baby & Adult
Teddy Bears/Stuffed Animals
medical supplies
Air Mattresses
Non-Perishable Items
Phone Chargers
Pet Supplies

and Much More… .

If you have Immediate family in the area and have not been able to reach them these are the local Hospital Numbers you can contact to Help you find your loved ones:

To check on injured residents admitted to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center call (254) 202-1100

  • For family inquiries about patients at Scott & White call (888) 394-4947

  • For Family inquiries about patients at Providence Health Center call (254) 761-7200


And Other places taking types of donations Regionally or in Waco:
( found at http://www.wfaa.com/home/West-Texas-Things-you-need-to-know-203526911.html#donations)

 Carter Blood Center in Waco will be taking blood donations at 9 a.m. Thursday morning.
 Scott and White Blood and Donation Center  taking blood donations overnight.
 Point West Bank - drop off or send to 200 West Oak Street, West 76691
 The Extraco Events Center will be setting up to take donations starting at 9 am on Thursday. For information, call (254) 776-1660
 Both Peas & tots and Smarty Pants consignment stores in Waco are accepting clothing donations in all sizes for those in West.
 Axtell High School will be taking any kind of donations at the school on Thursday. Please donate anything. the PALS organization is taking all donations and will be accepting tomorrow and Friday during school.
 ESPN 1660 AM is taking donations at their Bagby Ave. location

98.3 KORA The Texas Country Original will continue to keep you updated with this story as it unfolds, as well as keep you updated on places accepting donations for the victims & families in West, TX.

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04/18/2013 8:42AM
Prayers & Help for West, TX
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04/18/2013 9:08AM
custom classic upholstery in bryan will also be taking donations for west texas all day till 5
04/18/2013 9:38AM
blood drive
I am trying to get a blood bus set up at post oak mall as well
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