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Blood Donors Urgently Needed

Help South Texas Patients Weather the Storm

Due to recent severe weather, almost 3,000 blood donations have been lost. With the blood supply already dangerously low, we’re asking for your help.

To learn more about the current blood shortage, click here.

Our Thank You

Thank you for stepping up to care for our community. All presenting donors at any of our donation locations in February will score:

  • $20 Amazon Gift Card (in hand) - extended through the end of February!

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 Donation Location

Check out our donation locations or visit our Donor Portal to find more blood drives across South Texas. Same-day appointments are available at this time. 

Northwest SA Area

Donor Pavilion

Los Reyes Elementary School Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 27 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Clark High School Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 27 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

North SA Area

Shavano Donor Room

Northeast Donor Room

VFW #8315 Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 27 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Santikos Cibolo Theater Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 27 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 28 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

West SA Area

Westover Hills Donor Room

Santikos Casa Blanca Theater Blood Drive

Friday, Feb. 26 | 2 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 27 | Noon to 5 p.m.

Go-Pro Automotive Blood Drive

Saturday, Feb. 27 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Downtown/South SA Area

Donor Pavilion

Southeast Donor Room

Hill Country Area

New Braunfels Donor Room

New Braunfels Regional Rehabilitation Hospital Blood Drive

Friday, Feb. 26 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Natural Bridge Caverns Blood Drive

Sunday, Feb. 28 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Victoria

Victoria Donor Room

St. Joseph High School Blood Drive

Friday, Feb. 26 | 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Want to learn more?

Not sure if you’re eligible to donate or want to learn more about the donation process?

Find a location

Find more donation locations near you.

Host a Donation Event

Inspired to do more? Host a drive at school, work or in your community.

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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. We’ve recently developed programs to collect and distribute COVID-19 convalescent plasma, as well as improve trauma care.