Not only can donating blood or plasma help save other people’s lives, it can even help with your own health too.
Hospitals are concerned that current appointments will not meet the needs of local patients.
In January 2020, Alejandra Tijerina noticed bruises and a rash all over her son Edui. She took him to the hospital just a few days after his sixth birthday, and Edui was diagnosed with leukemia. The last two years have
Drive is in response to the nationwide blood shortage and to help serve patients in Texas The mobile blood collection vehicles were stationed in front of the facility located at
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.