Your points appear on your account 24 hours after donation and are good for 18 months from the date of your donation.
eGift cards will be emailed and STBTC merchandise will be mailed to the addresses we have on file.
If have any questions, contact us at 210-249-GIVE.
Don’t let low iron levels bring you down. Use the following tips to help produce red blood cells as you prepare to donate again.
Between donations, you can help your body build and replenish its iron supply by adding more iron-rich foods and Vitamin C to your diet.
If you are between 16-17 years of age, we suggest you take iron supplements or a multivitamin.
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has two fun ways for high school students to participate in blood donations and help make a difference in more ways than one:
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.