Events

Northeast Donor Center will be closing at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

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Applebee's Blood Drives

Irresistible Goodness for a Limited Time: Give Blood!

Say “yum” on your next meal, all from helping your community.

Find a blood drive near you. Score Applebee’s® gift card & more!

Make someone's day. Be thanked by Applebee's®!

Your blood donation is a gift for a patient in need.

Our way of giving back is with flavor, along with the gift of choice!

All presenting donors at any of our donor rooms or the following blood drives will score:

  • $10 Applebee’s® gift card
  • Points to our Donor Rewards Program: an eGift Card from 100+ brands and restaurants OR STBTC merch!

All donations are by appointment only. Find a donation location below.

How STBTC is Keeping Donors Safe

For your safety, we have implemented several safety protocols at every blood drive and donor room. For more information about our protocols and about the coronavirus, visit: SouthTexasBlood.org/Coronavirus

Want to save time?

On the day of your donation: fill out your health questionnaire online before your appointment. Click here to access the form.

Find a Participating Blood Drive Below

Applebee's New Braunfels

Friday, May 14 | 12 to 5 p.m.

Applebee's North Star

Friday, May 14 | 12 to 5 p.m.

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Friday, May 14 | 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

No appointments available.

Uvalde Health Care

Friday, May 14 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Donor Pavilion

Shavano Donor Room

Westover Hills Donor Room

Northeast Donor Room

Southeast Donor Room

New Braunfels Donor Room

About Us

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For more than 45 years, the nonprofit South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has focused on a critical purpose: to save and improve lives.

Inspired by a group of physicians, our organization was formed to provide blood to the South Texas region – ensuring a safe and adequate blood supply through proper testing, storage and distribution to hospitals. This essential service allows front-line workers to focus on the direct care of patients, with confidence that this lifesaving resource will be there when it’s needed most.

But we didn’t stop there. Over the years, we’ve evolved as the needs of our patients and hospitals have changed, driven to save lives in as many ways as possible.

We couldn’t do this without donors like you. We understand that the gift of donation is a personal, powerful choice that has the potential to touch a life. Today, we offer many ways to make a difference that include:

Our team has also expanded its programs, partnering with leaders within the healthcare industry to develop a wide range of therapies.