Each Carter BloodCare Blood Drive helps us provide for the local blood supply and gives hope to patients in need in our community. Blood Drives are a great opportunity to show people how easy it is to give, and it is up to you to find ways to get more people to roll up their Read more
It’s no secret that regular exercise is important to keep your body healthy and your heart pumping strong. Adopting a healthier lifestyle that includes regular exercise can reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses and enrich your life to make you stronger and more flexible. Exercise is good for your whole body, Read more
It is our mission at Carter BloodCare to keep the community safe and informed. With the recent cases of the Ebola virus in Dallas, we feel compelled to let our donors, volunteers and community understand the situation. We have worked to answer any questions you may have regarding the virus. It is absolutely safe to Read more
Calling all ghouls, goblins and monsters! It’s time to roll up your sleeves and give blood this month for the chance to get your wits scared out of you at one of the scariest haunts in all of North Texas. This month, Carter BloodCare is teaming up with Dark Hour Haunted House of Plano to Read more
Every day, Carter BloodCare needs 1,100 donors to roll up their sleeves and give blood. This number helps us meet the daily requirements of local hospitals and medical centers, as well as keep the local blood supply prepared to meet any unexpected needs that arise. It is important for donors to understand why their donations Read more
Según la Asociación Americana de Diabetes el 8.3% de americanos tienen diabetes y el 11.3% de todos los adultos tienen diabetes. Lo cual hace la pregunta “¿Puedo donar sangre si tengo diabetes?” muy común. En general la respuesta es si, usted puede donar. Solo unas cuantas excepciones pueden detenerlo. Una razón absoluta seria si usted Read more
Univision 23, un constante apoyo al suministro de sangre en la comunidad, invitó a Carter BloodCare a formar parte de su noticiero por medio del segmento Univision a Su Lado. El programa es trasmitido una vez a la semana y introduce a los televidentes a organizaciones sin fines de lucro, gubernamentales, y civiles en la Read more
Students throughout North, Central and East Texas provide 22% of the blood collected by Carter BloodCare each year. Their generous contributions at school blood drives and community donor centers help us provide this valuable resource to the people who need it most. Our Gr8 Students website provides a way to thank college and high school Read more
Conforme las personas envejecen, se vuelven más propensas a necesitar transfusiones de sangre y menos propensas a poder contribuir al suministro de sangre. Es importante notar que el número de personas mayores de 65 años en el Censo del 2010 fue de unos 40 millones, pero en el año 2050 se espera que la cifra Read more
Just like anything you commit your time to, volunteer work should fulfill you and showcase your talents. At Carter BloodCare, we want your volunteer work to be rewarding. We have volunteer opportunities to fit any personality so each person gets the most from their experience. We understand that not everyone is comfortable approaching others. Some Read more
Each year, approximately 12.6 million units of whole blood are donated in the United States. Without the hard work of phlebotomists, or blood collectors, it would be impossible for hospitals to receive blood for the patients and people who need it. September 7th marks the beginning of the tenth annual Blood Collectors Week. At Carter Read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables are always in season, but there’s nothing that beats the amazing flavors and possibilities of fresh, fall produce. There’s just something about fall flavors that makes everyone hungry! With all the great produce in season this time of year, it’s great to know the good things these foods do for our Read more
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.
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