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.
Temperatures aren’t the only thing rising this season – blood use is, too. This summer is particularly challenging as there are not enough blood donations to support the need of local patients. Factors including a rapidly growing population, medical treatment advances, reduced blood drive participation due to the pandemic and extended surgery schedules for procedures…Read More
Join the summer spectacular that includes three regions, 23 donors centers, and multiple blood drive locations, to hit the the ultimate goal of 2,000 blood donors in one lifesaving day! There is not a consistent, nor sufficient, number of blood donations to support the needs of local patients. Factors such as a rapidly growing population,…Read More
Donate with us in July and help save the summer blood supply. The last 15 months have resulted in an unprecedented and ongoing shortage of blood. Patients in our community need all the help we can give. Please give for the home team and help save Texans. July blood donors will receive a... HOLD ON!! It. Just. Got. Better! exclusive…Read More
The year was 2008 and the event was a banquet celebrating life-saving blood donations from high school students. Among the attendees was a 5-year-old girl in a pink frilly dress named Nina Simone White. Her parents were the guest speakers, sharing their daughter’s story in hopes it would encourage students to continue donating blood and…Read More
This June 2021 article is the first in a monthly series highlighting each of Carter BloodCare’s donor centers, their teams, and their commitment to serving their communities by fulfilling the mission to save lives by making transfusion possible. Pictured above: Phlebotomist 1 Naidelin Acuna processes donations at Carter BloodCare's Preston Valley Donor Center. Preston Valley…Read More