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.
Take a look at your community blood supply The need for blood never ends, but the available amount can change from day to day. Blood transfusion is one of the most frequently performed procedures in hospitals; one in seven hospital patients will require blood during their stay. These Texans in need include cancer patients, mothers…Read More
For the second consecutive year, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que and Carter BloodCare are teaming up this holiday season to beef up the local blood supply. In the spirit of giving, Soulman’s Bar-B-Que will host blood drives at the restaurant’s 18 locations in North and East Texas this November. As a thank you, donors who give at any Carter…Read More
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How Your Blood Donation Helps October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when we are reminded of the importance of early detection, research, support and action in finding a cure. Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. As of January 2021, in the United States, there are more…Read More
Eighteen years ago, Everett Dunkley returned from his honeymoon not feeling well and learned, only a few months later, he was facing a life-threatening leukemia diagnosis. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a rapidly advancing form of the blood cancer. “And then our world just totally turned, [it] went from one [of] happiness and bliss to…Read More
It’s Time to Give in North Texas Ready to do some good throughout your community? Communities Foundation of Texas’ 2021 NTX Giving Day on Thursday, Sept. 23, is an online-giving event supporting local nonprofits and causes. The annual event helps build awareness and support for charities across 20 North Texas counties. Carter BloodCare encourages you…Read More