What’s happening? On May 11, the FDA issued new guidance that when implemented will update donor eligibility for blood centers across the United States. This new guidance will update We…Read More
Local Donors For Local Patients
It seems simple but that’s what sets We Are Blood and our community of donors apart. Every local patient treated at every hospital in our 10-county service area relies exclusively…Read More
Become a 6X6 Platelet Donor and score some awesome exclusive seasonal offerings!
Becoming a monthly platelet donor just got even more rewarding! In 2023, donate 6 months in a row and you’ll be eligible to choose one of our amazing rewards offered…Read More
January is National Blood Donor Month: Resolve to Donate at We Are Blood in the New Year!
Donate by January 15 for a Chance to Attend a Private Dinner at Franklin Barbecue Every January National Blood Donor Month brings in the new year with the important message…Read More
2022 YMCA Blood Drive Challenge kicks off this weekend!
We Are Blood and the YMCA of Austin are excited to be partnering for the second YMCA Blood Drive Challenge! All seven YMCA of Austin centers are participating in the…Read More
Mall blood drives near you in December + January
The Season of Giving is in Full Swing! Our community's blood supply depends heavily on mobile drives hosted at offices & schools throughout the year, so when Central Texas takes…Read More
We Are Blood Implements vCJD Deferral Update and Welcomes New Previously Deferred Donors!
We Are Blood has now implemented new FDA guidance lifting prior geographic risk based deferrals for Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD or commonly referred to as Mad Cow Disease) effective immediately.…Read More
We Are Blood will see you at the mall Thanksgiving week!
Hunt for bargains & donate blood at the same time! The holiday season has officially kicked off, and that means two things for Central Texas: can't miss bargains on toys…Read More
Your Cape Awaits!
YOU CAN BE SOMEONE'S HERO! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLpi8Db-OkM “Your Cape Awaits” shows that blood donation is an easy way to be a local hero – showcasing a well intentioned protagonist trying…Read More
Hemoglobin –– what it is, and why it’s replacing Hematocrit in our mini physicals
Hct, Hgb, and other fun acronyms! Each time you attempt to donate blood or platelets, you'll receive a mini physical to ensure that you're well enough to give on that…Read More