• 2,000 pints of donated blood are used each day in the United States.
• Someone needs blood every 3 seconds.
• By giving 1 pint of blood it will save the lives of 3 people.
Drink plenty of water the day before your blood donation. The night before your donation, be sure to eat a hearty meal and get plenty of rest. Eat a well-balanced meal one to two hours prior to donation and remember to drink water throughout the day and limit caffeine intake.
2. Register to Donate
Click below to register to give blood or you can register at one of our giving locations. You will be asked to present a photo ID when you arrive onsite.
3. Medical History
The Carter BloodCare staff will go through a brief overview with you to assess your health to make sure you are healthy enough to donate.
4. Quick Physical
Carter BloodCare Staff will check your pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and hemoglobin count to make sure you are an eligible donor. Carter Blood has a weight minimum requirement of 110 pounds.
5. Blood Donation
The total whole blood donation process takes about 10 minutes and collects about one pint of blood.
Potters House Main
6777 West Kiest Blvd
Dallas, TX 75236
8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Potters House North Dallas
10501 Main St
Frisco, TX 75035
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Potters House Fort Worth
1270 Woodhaven Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76112
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM