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.
During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gateway Church and their generous parishioners and supporters hosted much needed replacement blood drives. Thanks to the dedication of Gateway Church 462 donors helped make up for the abrupt loss of 70% of scheduled blood drives. Carter BloodCare and Gateway Church traditionally come together to host aRead more
#GiveForLife at one of our many donor centers this June to build a strong blood supply this summer. Volunteer donors who come to one of our 25 donor centers in the month of June 2020 will receive a voucher good for a pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream as a “thank-you” for donating. The bloodRead more
Me gustaría ser donante de plasma convaleciente para el Covid-19. Si eres elegible y estás dispuesto(a) a participar, favor de llenar este cuestionario y espera a que Carter BloodCare se comunique contigo primero. Agradecemos tu paciencia durante este proceso. Favor de no hacer una cita a través de nuestro sitio de internet, aplicación móvil oRead more
The past few weeks, our community has come together … even while practicing social distancing. Our community’s blood donors have responded to the national call for blood; similar to other community blood programs across the nation, blood donors have shown an abundance of generosity. And we can’t begin to tell you how grateful we are. It meansRead more
In light of the recent announcement from the CDC concerning face covering in public, Carter BloodCare will, effective immediately, conform with CDC recommendations and welcome donors and other visitors to wear face coverings or masks in our facilities. We will also allow our staff to wear masks or face coverings (personal protective equipment or “PPE”)Read more
¿Superaste el Covid-19 y estás interesado(a) en donar plasma para ayudar a pacientes de Covid-19? Has clic aquí para información en español. Plasma collected from recently recovered COVID-19 patients can provide hope to those who are currently hospitalized with COVID-19. The plasma from recovered patients is called convalescent plasma and it is being transfused toRead more
Thank you for braving the moment with Gateway Church and Carter BloodCare. “The willingness of all the blood donors to help people is part of what makes our community so strong. That’s why during this very difficult and unusual time, we are pleased to be able to partner with Carter BloodCare to help ensure our communityRead more