The purpose of The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation is to serve as an advocate to increase community awareness and to develop financial and other resources in support exclusively of BioBridge Global and its subsidiaries. Your contributions make this possible and we offer many ways for you to support our programs and services.
If you would like to make a donation to our COVID-19 response and relief efforts, click here.
You may also make a donation by mail using our downloadable form
. Once complete, please mail your form to The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation at 6211 IH 10 West, San Antonio, TX 78201.
Please contact Mary Dial, Foundation Manager, at (210) 249-4498, or via email
if you have any questions.
COVID-19 Response and Relief Effort
During these uncertain times, patients in our community continue to rely on blood and the other lifesaving services provided by the BioBridge Global
family of nonprofits: the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
, QualTex Laboratories
. You can help support our lifesaving services by making a donation to our COVID-19 response and recovery efforts.
GenCure Bereavement Program
Your donations help the GenCure Bereavement Program
hold community events and provide educational resources for anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one and for families of those who have selflessly made the decision to donate tissue. Programs include grief seminars and public awareness events honoring tissue donors.
GenCure Marrow Donor Program
Your donations help the GenCure Marrow Donor Program
coordinate marrow donor recruitment, registration, donation and collection of peripheral blood stem cells from adult donors. These funds help potential donors respond when they are matched to a patient needing a transplant and are called to donate.
GenCure Tissue Program
Your donations help GenCure
provide tissue recovery from selfless donors and their families who decide to donate tissue. Funds support tissue processing and manufacturing of tissue allografts for hospitals and clinics to help patients who are ill or injured and need tissue transplants.
Red and White Ball
The annual Red and White Ball, The Blood & Tissue Foundation’s marquee fundraising event, raises tens of thousands of dollars for Foundation programs, services and equipment needs that support the lifesaving mission of BioBridge Global and its subsidiaries. The elegant evening that includes dinner, music, dancing, auctions and raffles takes place each fall.
South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
Your donations to STBTC
help support operating expenses for mobile blood drives, equipment, community awareness and education.
The Lori Wright Memorial Research and Development Fund
The Lori Wright Memorial Research and Development Fund donations will support new medical advances using cells from cord blood, marrow and other donated human cells and tissue.
The Ruskin C. Norman Founders' Circle
The Founders’ Circle is a philanthropic group of individuals united in their efforts to make a difference in the lives of patients searching for their cure. Every year, the group provides funding to the Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB), a program of GenCure, to collect, process, store and deliver lifesaving cord blood units to patients around the world.