Houston Muslims join nationwide 9/11 blood drive
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Houston Muslims say they hope to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by donating blood.
Members of the local Ahmadiyya Muslim Community held a blood drive Sunday at a mosque in north Houston.
Mayor Annise Parker was there to donate blood as well.
The effort is part of a nationwide campaign called Muslims For Life.
The goal is to collect 10,000 units of blood. That could save 30,000 lives.
Houston is one of 50 cities participating in the month-long campaign.
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