AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas was running low on donations before Thursday morning’s deadly crash but has received support since asking for help.

Austin KEYE-TV Morning Meteorologist Allison Miller donated blood alongside dozen of others who wanted to help the more than 20 victims.

Other people, including police proactively made pleas for blood donations via social media.

Jordan Brown of Austin rolled up his sleeves and then urged others to help via Twitter.

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Anyone who is 17 or older who wants to donate may do so with a photo ID at their local blood bank.

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