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.
Fewer blood drives and greater hospital demand fueling the need for blood donors of all blood types The fluctuation of the community blood supply and a strong hospital demand have created a critically low and unstable situation. Initially brought on by thousands of blood drive cancelations with the “shelter in place” orders, Carter BloodCare’s challenge…Read More
Carter BloodCare is showing our respect for veterans and the brave men and women currently in the armed forces, by hosting special blood drives on November 9th and 10th. For each blood donation that Carter BloodCare receives at the blood drives, the blood center will donate $10 toward The Blood Centers of America’s (BCA) Special…Read More
Soulman’s Bar-B-Que invites donors to be part of this season of giving. All November long, blood donors will receive a special thank you from our newest community partner. In the true spirit of giving, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are inviting blood donors to help our community stay prepared for whatever 2020 may still bring.…Read More
Humanity is in our blood ... The need for blood never ends, but the amount of blood needed for a stable blood supply can fluctuate; and during these uncertain times, the blood supply can fluctuate dramatically. The available supply of most blood types is less than what is typically needed by local patients for just…Read More
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and Carter BloodCare is honoring those living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) by raising awareness and amplifying their stories. What is Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)? Also known as sickle cell anemia, SCD is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that causes the red blood cells to…Read More