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.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By: Laurie J. Sutor, MD, MBA Vice President of Medical and Technical Services Patients with sickle cell disease have inherited two copies of an abnormal hemoglobin gene that causes their red blood cells to deform (“sickle”) in oxygen-poor conditions in the body. This defect causes painful crises and organ damage over the course of…Read More
A big Texas-sized THANKS Y'ALL to the donors and partners that came out to give with the Kidd Kraddick Foundation! Check out what Irving Community Television Network had to say about this community event. Celebrate the life and legacy of Kidd Kraddick by giving life to your community with a Carter BloodCare blood drive…Read More
Carter BloodCare is Back at Six Flags Fright Fest! All monsters, ghosts, and vampires are invited to give blood with Carter BloodCare at Fright Fest. This year, Six Flags is hosting a spook-tacular blood drive on September 28, from 11am– 7pm, to get people in the spirit of Halloween. Get the sleeves scared off of you, and…Read More
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 transfusions…Read 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 participating…Read More