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.
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
Community partners, McDonald's and Dr Pepper, are helping us change the stat, to change a life. Only 38% of our population is eligible to give blood. Of that 38%, less than 4% actually give blood. This leaves our community blood supply constantly struggling to keep up with demand for patients battling cancer, emergency surgeries, and unexpected disasters…Read More
UPDATE: Community partners braved the moment to keep our blood supply ready for the unexpected. Summer is normally a challenging time for the blood supply. This summer, those challenges multiplied because of social distancing, canceled company and school blood drives, and other rapidly changing conditions. The outpouring of support and collective efforts of all of…Read More
Join the Texas Rangers to make sure our community's blood supply is prepared for whatever comes our way. This year has been unlike any thing we have faced before. Giving of ourselves and being prepared will help us face whatever the rest of 2020 (and beyond) will bring. Our partners, the Texas Rangers are hosting…Read More