Bulverde and Boerne donor centers will be open from 12 pm – 4 pm.



Rebecca’s Story

When she was growing up, Rebecca “Becky” Goodwin dreamed of being a nurse. She made those dreams come true as an adult, working in a wide range of hospital units and nursing jobs, and was able to care for people even after death by becoming a tissue donor through South Texas Blood & Tissue.

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Grief in a New Year

Grief in a new year is never easy. Sometimes it’s hard to look forward when everything you want lies in the past. Looking ahead to a “fresh start,” a “new and better you” or setting new goals can be overwhelming as you’re trying to figure out how to make it through a day.

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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.