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September 30, 2022
Grief in the Holidays 
Holidays…they are supposed to make us think of words like “thankful,” “merry” or this one, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” However, for us, the holidays are a painful reminder of a loved one’s absence.
September 29, 2022
Muertos Fest 
South Texas Blood & Tissue will be hosting an altar in memory of tissue donors and loved ones at Muertos Fest 2022.
September 29, 2022
Educator extended his impact on the community by being a donor hero
A beloved teacher, collector, husband and friend, John Grosskopf left a lasting impact on countless students and the community around him when he passed away in July 2020.

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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.