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]Effective Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Carter BloodCare will be able to accept individuals as blood donors who were previously deferred by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines that regulate the blood industry. The FDA announced the revised guidelines in April, but Carter BloodCare needed time to modify computer systems, write procedures and train our staff…Read More
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 a…Read More
Community partners brave the moment to keep our blood supply ready for the unexpected. Summer is normally a challenging time for the blood supply. These challenges have multiplied during this unique time of social distancing, canceled company and school blood drives, and other rapidly changing conditions. Our collective efforts to keep a readily available and…Read More
7/20/20 UPDATE: Thanks to Frisco's first responders 225 donors showed up this past weekend to #GiveForLife! Thank you so much! Frisco’s first responders are eager to make sure blood is readily available for community hospital patients, no matter what emergencies arise. That’s why Frisco Police and Fire departments are stepping up to host the Battle…Read More
Updated: Texas Rangers and their fans helped bring in 540 donors over three days! Thank you! Our community's blood supply needs our help more than ever. Our community's blood supply struggles in the summer for a host of reasons, including schools being closed, summer hours for businesses and vacation. Those challenges coupled with the effects…Read More