With origins in the 1950s, Carter BloodCare is one of Texas' largest blood centers, providing over 440,000 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
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
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
Join us this Friday, March 27 at the Music Hall at Fair Park for a partner drive with the Dallas Summer Musicals! Our team will be set up from 10am to 4pm to accept donations to help local patients that are in need of lifesaving transfusions during this difficult time. Just because business has stoppedRead more
We’re all working to keep our families, friends, and communities safe during this ongoing pandemic. Part of that work is to ensure that a steady blood supply is available to the patients in our community who are in need of blood transfusions. With more than 12,000 upcoming blood drives canceled nationwide from March to July, we’ll be seeingRead more
Plasma is the liquid part of the blood, used for treating bleeding and other disorders. Donated plasma may go directly to hospitals after testing and labeling at the blood center. This is the type of plasma donation in which Carter BloodCare participates. Other than having an anti-clotting agent added, the plasma is not altered inRead more