December 17, 2014

What better gift is there than the gift of life? While the community is in the giving mood this time of year, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) encourages everyone to consider donating blood. The holiday season is one of the toughest times of the year to collect blood, and despite the great advances in medicine, there is no substitute for human blood.

Your donation at a blood drive in your community can help during emergencies or help one of many patients with ongoing treatments, such as chemotherapy for leukemia. Here are some other reasons why you should consider donating blood: