With origins in the 1950s, Carter BloodCare is one of Texas' largest blood centers, providing 300,000 units of life-saving blood and blood components to patients in North, Central, and East Texas annually.
IMMEDIATE ATTENTION – CRITICAL BLOOD SHORTAGE Emergency childbirth Open heart surgery Childhood blood cancer Organ transplant surgery Car accident Violence Sickle Cell Disease Somewhere today, local hospital patients are experiencing one of these life-threatening situations, if not more. These incidents interrupt life and don’t discriminate. While six hundred to eight hundred people require blood transfusionsRead more
“Blood donations have never been more important, and everyone can play a part in making sure that people who need blood are able to get it,” said Bill Block, BCA president and CEO. “What we see is that over 45% of blood donations come from donors that are over 50, and the average age ofRead more
Cheers to summer, cheers to donors, and cheers to life! Cheers to Life is a partnership between Carter BloodCare and local breweries and distilleries to promote blood donation this summer. Donate at your local brewery or distillery between July 1 – July 30 and you’ll receive a custom pint glass! Check the list of participatingRead more
This year, all six Gateway Church campuses are participating again, along with partners and friends across DFW. In the summer of 2018, Gateway Church’s blood drives brought in a steady amount of blood products during a typically difficult time of year for blood banks. This summer series of blood drives are aiming to save 10,000Read more
Weatherford residents to the rescue! Your first responders need your response this summer. A lot of people schedule their elective surgeries during the vacation season, which means more blood use but fewer blood donations. This significantly limits the number of patients we can help. To fill the gap in the community blood supply, the cityRead more
Temperatures aren’t the only thing rising this season – blood use is, too. Elective surgeries increase during the summer, and many people are away for vacation. These factors significantly limit the number of patients we can help. Frisco’s first responders are eager to make sure blood is readily available for community hospital patients, even during theRead more
Lone Star 92.5 is BACK with their annual summer blood drives! By popular demand, the station continues its commitment to strengthening the community blood supply. Last year, there were more than 800 people who gave blood, saving more than 2,400 lives. This year, Lone Star 92.5 and iHeart Media Partners plan to save even moreRead more
The second Texas Rangers blood drive is coming up on Monday, August 26 from 10am to 7pm! Get your voucher for two free Rangers tickets* plus a tour of the ballpark. This is one of the final tours before the sun sets on Globe Life Park. Our first 2019 blood drive with the Texas Rangers hadRead more
Haylie has always been full of life, strength and love. Even after being diagnosed with Leukemia, Haylie is using her fight with cancer as a platform to show people the importance of blood donation and being a part of your community. Watch the video below to experience her story.