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 school starting up for most students this month, we thought we’d give you an easy, go-to guide for the hottest trends in the classroom this fall. Whether it’s fashion, school supplies, or locker swag, we’ve got what you need to start your year right. Fashion Large, floral prints are in, according to Seventeen. In Read more
Every one of the people who donate at Carter BloodCare play a huge role in saving lives in the community around them. Often, though, our donors get involved above and beyond blood donation, whether through volunteering, coordinating blood drives, or in the case of Brenda Anthony, a faithful donor from Granbury, TX, using their unique Read more
Ah, the smell of fresh pencil shavings and new notebooks! Back-To-School season is upon us, and while that sentence may cause some students to cringe, there’s a lot to look forward to this upcoming school year. Back-To-School season is great for catching up with old friends, making new friends, and having an excuse to go Read more
The Hispanic community is growing and quickly become the majority population throughout the state of Texas. In order to better target this growing demographic, get ready for a campaign targeted specifically to the Hispanic community! Check out our new Spanish commercials on our YouTube channel. In addition to launching our new Hispanic campaign, Univision is Read more
This week we’re continuing our review of common myths about blood donation and addressing a few more interesting questions we’ve come across. Myth: Donation takes a long time; I need to set aside half my day to donate blood Fact: The actual donation portion of a whole blood donation only takes 5 to 10 Read more
Independence day is coming fast, and you know what that means! People all over the state will be firing up their grills and settling into their lawn chairs to watch those commemorative fireworks. So as long as you’re out barbecuing those burgers, brats and veggies, why not put a little extra pizzazz in that summer Read more
Summer is upon us, and for many people that means vacation. But more and more people are staying local for their days off, and that can mean a lot of down time. So what is there to do in Texas when you have a few hours to kill? First, there are so many places to 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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