Carter BloodCare has some very exciting news! We have launched a new effort to show gratitude to our donors. You may have heard of “Open The Letter.” It is a Carter BloodCare campaign designed to show blood donors just how much each donation means to the community. This campaign shows that each donation made directly Read more
It’s the best time of year again. The air is brisk, the lights are up, and the fire is on. Families are full of joy with hot chocolate in hand and warm smiles filling the home. Nothing makes Carter BloodCare happier than seeing a community full of cheer and spirit every December. It’s the time Read more
Fall is here, and that means two big things to be excited about: cooler weather and pumpkin everything! From Jack-O-Lanterns to lattes, pumpkins are in no short supply during the fall, especially in foods. Pumpkin is fall’s signature harvest and it is versatile enough to be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Thankfully for Read more
Ms. Kym Jeschke at Hamilton Healthcare System has been a Carter BloodCare drive coordinator for six years. In 2014, she rallied her community to give life at six whole-blood drives and 11 platelet drives. In total, she received 99 pints of whole blood and 54 platelets from 154 different donors, and she recruited the maximum Read more
As a 911-Dispatcher and former paramedic, Sue Mohri is no stranger to trauma. Sue has always chosen to work in a field that helps others so she can be there whenever someone is in need. When she was in an accident that put her in need of the help of others, she learned just how Read more
What are you thankful for? At Carter BloodCare, we are thankful for all of the donors who take time to give life to their community. This month, we are celebrating with delicious rewards from Jersey Mike’s and more ways to show our donors how much they do for us! Get Hungry at Jersey Mike’s Eat Read more
Host a drive this December and get rewards for giving life to the community! Hosting a Drive When you host with us, you have a whole team of people supporting you. Once your drive details are set, we’ll provide posters and other promotional materials for you to place around your workplace or event location. Plus, you Read more
According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease (or heart disease) is the number one cause of death in the United States. Elevated cholesterol is one of the major contributors to heart disease and stroke. It is also associated with increased risk of future cardiovascular disease, which can begin in adolescence and progress asymptomatically for Read more
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that means a month of nationwide campaigns and pink ribbons. Each October, we are reminded of the importance of research, awareness and doing whatever it takes to find a cure. With an average of one in eight women being diagnosed with breast cancer, it is that much more Read more
Nothing screams fun like Halloween in Texas. This year, we’re celebrating even more with tricks, treats, and life-saving partnerships! Get Ready for Screams at Fright Fest Our friends at Coca-Cola are giving donors and friends a chance to be a part of the thrills at Texas’ favorite theme park, Six Flags Over Texas. Breast Cancer Read more
Proving that motivation can go a long way towards saving lives, this month we want to recognize Duffie Monroe of Summit Industrial Products as our Drive Coordinator of the Month! Duffie Monroe is more than just a drive coordinator. He actively supports Carter BloodCare through social media and works to further our message. He is Read more
September in Texas means it’s finally time for us to say goodbye to the heat (or at least start to) and get ready to make our way into fall. This month, we’re teaming up with our friends at Cotton Patch Café to give donors more rewards, and to celebrate some of our favorite events in 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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