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Donor Rewards Program

The gift that keeps on giving

The patients that you save may never be able to say “thank you” for changing their lives. But on their behalf, we’d like to thank you for the gift of your time, commitment and lifesaving blood donation.

Redeem Points Now

Already created an account in your donor portal? 

New to our redemption program?

Learn about our point system & set up your account.

How do I get started?

Make an account in your donor portal.

Creating an account via your donor portal helps you to not only redeem points, but also quickly schedule appointments, get reminders when you’re eligible to give blood again and more!

A couple of things to note:

  • You are not required to create an account to make an appointment.
  • A Donor ID (which is given when you arrive at your appointment) is not required to create an account. Simply leave this field blank if you do not have your Donor ID. If you have donated with us before, an ID is needed to link your past donations with your new account. Call us at 210-731-5590 or Message us here if you have forgotten your ID. We can assist you with this step even after you’ve created your account.

How do I earn points?

Make an appointment & keep it!

Making an appointment – and keeping it – are pivotal steps for the patients that are depending on you. 

Make an appointment and keep it: 25 Points

If, for any reason, you are unable to keep your appointment, please call us at 210-731-5590 so another hero to take your place.

Choose how you will save a life

Next, you’ll need to pick which blood donation type works best for you. Each of these processes can earn you points, have varying donation times and more. Learn more by clicking the button below. 

Points earned per donation type:

Whole blood donation: 100 points (50 if you’re deferred)
Double-red-cell donation: 200 points (100 if you’re deferred)
Platelets donation: 200 points (100 if you’re deferred)

How do I redeem my points?

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Steps to redeem points for an eGift Card:

  1. Log in to your donor portal and select Online Store.
  2. Select your gift card and value.
  3. Complete checkout.
  4. Wait for confirmation and redemption email, which should arrive within 24 to 48 hours.
  5. Click link in email and browse to find your perfect card.
  6. Select card and enter amount.
  7. Complete checkout. A link for your eGift Card will be sent via email.

Note: If you do not receive an email with a link to your eGift Card, please check your spam folder. Please contact us here if an email is not received.

Steps to redeem points for STBTC merchandise:

  1. Log in to your donor portal and select Online Store.
  2. Select your item and indicate size, if needed, and click Add to Cart.
  3. When you are done making your selections, click Proceed to Checkout.
  4. Select your physical address and click Checkout.
  5. Your item will arrive in 4-6 weeks.

How soon after I donate can I redeem my points?

Your points appear on your account 48 hours after donation and are good for 18 months from the date of your donation.

Do my points expire?

Your points are good for 18 months from the date of your donation.

How will I receive my rewards?

Links to redeem eGift cards will be emailed to the email address we have on file.

STBTC merchandise will be mailed to the physical address we have on file.

Have questions?

Contact us at 210-731-5590 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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.