Generation Give

Generation Give is a contest for STBTC-area high schools, designed to educate students about the importance of giving blood.   

Blood Drive Competition:

Your total high school enrollment determines which division your school fits into. Each school has up to three chances to win:

  1. Highest percentage of blood donations in each division. Based on high school enrollment.
    • First place is $750.
    • Second place is $350.  
  2. Most units of blood donated in each division.
    • First place is $750.
    • Second place is $350. 
  3. Any school that hosts four or more drives will be entered in a drawing for a $700 gift card. Gift certificates are nonrefundable, nontransferable, no cash value. Winners must submit request for gift certificates by Sept. 30, 2018.

Guidelines:

  • Schools must host at least two blood drives to be entered into the competition. All drives must be held on school property between Aug. 1, 2017, and July 31, 2018.
  • Anyone 16 years old weighing 120 pounds (with a parental consent form) or at least 17 years old weighing 110 pounds, and in good general health, can donate blood.
  • Friends and family members are eligible to participate.
For more details, call 210.731.5590 or by email here.

All high school seniors are eligible to participate in the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Honors Cord Program. It is designed specifically to acknowledge and honor the students who are making such significant contributions to our community. Each senior who has given blood six times during their lifetime is eligible to receive a red cord.