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Donor Family Support

When someone you love dies, you may feel like you’ve lost a part of yourself.

Our Grief Support and Life Legacies program promotes healing, comfort and support for loved ones, and includes:

  • Workshops and events
  • Newsletter
  • Referrals to other local resources
  • Email and phone follow-up support

Events

We also honor the legacy of your loved one and their impact on the lives of countless others by holding remembrance events throughout the year.

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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.