Although all blood types are needed,
those with O Negative type blood are especially encouraged to donate.
Blood donors give more than a quarter-of-a-million units of blood annually to provide a safe and adequate blood supply.
People who feel well and can do normal day-to-day activities can probably donate.
People can give blood every 56 days.
Kamryn Dukes is an 11-year-old who needs a marrow transplant. Blood donors keep her healthy while she waits for a match. Kamryn’s family hopes everyone who is eligible to join the Be The Match registry will so Kamryn and others who need a transplant will find a match.
January 26, 2017 ─ Recent news reports addressed the nation’s blood needs.
Texas Blood Institute provides blood to more than 30 of our state’s medical facilities and has an immediate need for O-negative blood.
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January 6, 2017 – As winter weather grips the state, delays and cancellations are negatively impacting Texas Blood Institute’s supply of life-saving blood.
Texas Blood Institute urges healthy adults who get out as roads are...// Read More
Texas Blood Institute encourages you to accept the “Blood Donor Challenge” to save more lives in 2017.
The 2017 Blood Donor Challenge is January 7 – February 28. Healthy adults, age 16 and older, can give blood at any...// Read More