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Texas donors invited to take part in global blood drive Aug. 27

Global Blood Heroes event aims to break records by collecting 50,000 units in one day

Bedford, Texas (Aug. 8, 2022) – Carter BloodCare invites Texans to join a challenge to break records and save lives. The Global Blood Heroes event on Saturday, Aug. 27, aims to collect more than 50,000 units of lifesaving blood around the world in one day.

To participate in this record-breaking project, donors across North, Central and East Texas on Aug. 27 can use the code SPON109319 during registration at any Carter BloodCare donor center or mobile blood drive.

Donating blood is more than a way to break records; it’s a positive way to support neighbors in need of transfusions at all hours of every day. They include older adults with health issues, mothers experiencing difficulties during childbirth, accident and emergency patients, children with anemia, and many others who depend on an available community blood supply.

Each Carter BloodCare donor will receive a free Give for Texans beach towel and a card for a free appetizer with the purchase of an entrée at Cotton Patch Cafe. Donors also will be entered in the Payday Giveaway, with four Carter BloodCare donors drawn at random daily in August to each win a $500 pre-paid e-gift card.

Secure a time to donate on Aug. 27 by either:

Calling:           800-366-2834

Visiting:          CarterBloodCare.org and clicking the Donate Now tab

About Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare is an independent, community blood center providing transfusion resources to more than 200 medical facilities in 50-plus counties of North, Central and East Texas. The nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization is one of the largest blood programs in Texas, delivering more than 440,000 blood products annually to meet hospitals’ requirements for their patients. Services include collection, processing, specialized laboratory testing, storage and distribution of blood and blood products. Tu centro de sangre comunitario.