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February 7, 2024
Heroes In Arms celebrates emotional sixth anniversary 
As Heroes in Arms celebrates six years, a patient treated with the whole blood is sharing her experience in hopes of increasing blood donation nationwide
February 2, 2024
South Texas Blood & Tissue celebrates 50 years in the community  
South Texas Blood & Tissue is celebrating it's 50th year anniversary in 2024. The locally based blood bank was formed during a time of nationwide blood shortages.
January 2, 2024
Critical Need for Blood Donations following the Holidays
South Texas Blood & Tissue is urgently asking for blood donors of all blood types – especially type O – and platelet donors to make an appointment now to meet the daily hospital demand.

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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.

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