November 9, 2017
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Houston – At 11 AM through 5PM on Saturday, November 11th, 2017, March for Science - Houston will host the Drive for Science, a combination science-geared supply and blood drive, in collaboration with Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Science items gathered are benefitting students of Scarborough Elementary School, which was forced to close its campus and relocate its students due to Hurricane Harvey.
March for Science - Houston is a science advocacy organization that transformed from an event to a movement following the march that gathered 15,000 people at Houston City Hall on April 22nd, 2017.
In addition to their blood drive and STEM kit drive, March for Science — Houston has paired with Kinship Care to provide representatives who will educate and help attendees shop for and enroll in 2018 ACA/health insurance coverage. Voter registration or registration updates is provided, as well, along with hands on science experiments for children, courtesy of volunteers from Baylor College of Medicine and Anita Borg Institute.
Donations of new or gently used STEM-geared kits, toys, and books are welcome and appreciated and may be brought to the event on Saturday. For some inspiration, attendees may consider browsing our Amazon wishlist at: bit.ly/DfSDonateDonations of new or gently used STEM-geared kits, toys, and books are welcome and appreciated and may be brought to the event on Saturday. For some inspiration, attendees may consider browsing our Amazon wishlist at:bit.ly/DfSDonate.
The following event is open to the press:
Who: March for Science - Houston
What: Drive for Science
When: Blood Drive: 11AM-5PM / Donation Pickup: 2PM-4PM
Where: Waltrip High School (Parking Lot) - 1900 W. 34th Street, Houston TX 77016
DATE: April 22, 2017
LOCATION: Start: Sam Houston Park
End: Houston City Hall
Route: Check Event Information Tab
TIME: 11:00 AM
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