Giving the 'gift of life' by donating blood is one of the most important things you can do this summer as a citizen of Victoria, Texas.

The City of Victoria is holding a blood drive Wednesday through Friday at the following locations:

• 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesday, 700 Main Center

• 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday, 105 W. Juan Linn St.

• 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, 2007 Salem Road

All donors will receive a T-shirt.

Visit for more information on blood donation. To make an appointment, visit or contact Jennifer Sourdellia, at the city of Victoria, at 361-485-3109.