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.
The ability to support an uplifting connection between blood donors and their transfusion recipients has been desired. Carter BloodCare will connect the two by harnessing the power of a simple “Thank You.” Starting in October we will proudly be participating in a national program called Thank the Donor. Program Overview: Thank the Donor (TtD) is…Read More
Blood donors rarely get the opportunity to meet the patient(s) on the other side of their blood donation, yet they give willingly, taking comfort in the fact that someone in their community gets a second chance at life. Carter BloodCare is sometimes afforded the opportunity to meet the patients who’ve benefitted from donor blood and…Read More
[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