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Our dedicated platelet donors talk about what it’s like to take it further, giving platelets for cancer patients and those with life-threatening blood diseases.

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  • WEATHER ALERT: Severe weather impacts blood supply

    May 21, 2019 - Devastating flooding, tornadoes and canceled blood drives across our region have severely impacted Texas Blood Institute’s supply of lifesaving blood.  Blood donors are needed urgently to help rebuild the...// Read More

  • Alert: Emergency Blood Shortage; Donors Urgently Needed

    March 11, 2019 – Texas Blood Institute is experiencing an emergency blood shortage and is issuing an urgent call for donors of all blood types.

    Several days of winter weather, blood drive cancellations, and widespread illness,...// Read More

  • Summer Vibes & Saving Lives

    Help save the lives of local patients by donating blood this summer!

    May 1 through June 30, Texas Blood Institute donors will receive a trendy “Summer Vibes” t-shirt and a voucher for free admission to their choice of...// Read More