World Blood Donor Day on June 14 marks global focus on universal need

Carter BloodCare offers donor thanks with plane tickets, gift cards, grills and more

BEDFORD, Texas (June 7, 2023) – Carter BloodCare joins blood centers around the world in observing World Blood Donor Day 2023 on Wednesday, June 14. The World Health Organization-led event raises awareness of the importance of consistent donations and thanks volunteers for their lifesaving donations.

As special Lone Star thanks, Carter BloodCare is offering a World Blood Donor Day promotion with a range of incentives.

Each person who donates blood, platelets or plasma on Wednesday, June 14, at a Carter BloodCare donor center or blood drive will receive a scratch-off card* for a chance to win:

  • Two round-trip tickets on Southwest Airlines
  • $150 Visa gas card
  • YETI cooler
  • Traeger tailgater grill
  • … and additional incentives.

* While supplies last. Restrictions apply. Appointments are highly encouraged.

Also, every Carter BloodCare donor will receive a brand-new cooler lunch bag.

To make an appointment, visit and click the Donate Now tab, or call 800-366-2834.

About Carter BloodCare

Carter BloodCare is an independent, community blood center providing transfusion resources to more than 180 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.
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