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Grateful for 19 blood donors who saved my life!

Willis tells how one decision changed his life. Today, he is a advocate for people with disabilities. He also encourages everyone who is able to give blood.  You never know whose life you can save or when you might be the one who needs blood to survive. 

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Media Releases

  • “Blood Donor” Challenge Launched

    February 1, 2016 ─ Texas Blood Institute invites all to take the “Blood Donor Challenge” between February 1 and May 15.  Blood given with Texoma’s sole blood provide saves the lives of patients in the eight hospitals...// Read More

  • Blood Donors’ Chances to Win Cruise Doubled

    December 12, 2015 ─  Blood donors who give December 12 through January 8, with Texas Blood Institute will get double the entries in a Caribbean cruise giveaway contest.  The seven-night trip for two will be awarded to one donor...// Read More

  • Blood Center Names Vice President

    December 2, 2015 ─ Daren Coats has been named vice president of western division operations for Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and its affiliate Texas Blood Institute.

    Coats joined OBI in 2008, as the executive director of the...// Read More