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Rise in auto accidents and other traumas is straining the South Texas blood supply. Help patients by scheduling your donation today!

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The Wash Tub Community events

Get a wash of excitement while saving lives!

We’re calling on our South Texas community to help wash away the troubles of our patients by giving blood.

Find a blood drive near you. Score a free car wash & more!

Can't find a drive near you? Check out more donation locations here!

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.

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.