• Tragedy reminds us of the importance of blood donors.

    To schedule an appointment text DONATE to 444-999. 

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  • Get Inspired to GiveAn hour of your time means a lifetime

    There are many people touched by your lifesaving donations. Check out our blog to read their stories and learn how you make a difference.

  • Donor AccountCheck Your Health

    You can schedule your next blood donation and find health information, such as your blood type, cholesterol and blood pressure by logging into your donor account.

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  • Have Questions?Get Answers

    Find the answer to your question and other frequently asked questions about blood donation.

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  • SBB Program

    Learn more about LifeShare Blood Centers' variety of continuing education opportunities including the SBBT/TM.


    Further Your Education in Blood Banking

    The SBBT/TM is offered as part of a collaboration with UTMB. The program provides comprehensive and in-depth training in all aspects of blood banking, blood collection, product manufacturing, immunohematology, specialized serology, molecular testing, transfusion medicine practice, quality systems, process control, education and research, leadership, and management. The SBBT/TM program is a 12-month course beginning in May.

  • Donor Account

    View your donation history, blood type, cholesterol results and other readings with each donation.

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    How to Log In

    If you have already set up an account, use your existing username and password.

    If this is your first time, you will need your DONOR ID found on the letter or email sent after your donation, or your Blood Unit Number written on the back of the materials you were given at the time of donation.

  • Host a Blood Drive

    Any company, community organization, place of worship or individual may host a blood drive.

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    Start Planning Today

    Did you know blood drives hosted by companies, places of worship and civic organizations supply roughly half of all blood donations across the U.S.?

    A LifeShare Donor Recruiter will work alongside you or your organization to plan a blood drive. For most blood drives, we can set up in available space at your location to collect donations, or a mobile donor coach can be brought on site.

Latest News

Governor’s Office Plans Blood Drive

BATON ROUGE, From the Office of the Governor – On Thursday, July 21, 2016, the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards will host a blood donation drive in honor of the three law enforcement officers shot and killed, and three others who were injured, in the shootings in Baton Rouge this past weekend. Read More...


July 17, 2016 – In response to the community coming forward to donate blood in a show of solidarity and support for the Baton Rouge officers who were victims in today’s tragic shooting, LifeShare Blood Centers has extended its hours and blood drives to accommodate more donors.   Read More...

Our Blog

Interview with Chad A. Douglas, President and CEO, LifeShare Blood Centers

I had the opportunity to sit down with our CEO recently and ask him some questions. Among the things of note was that he grew up as a poor farmer and rancher in Central Florida; and with parental consent joined the military at 17-years old. He believes in Kevin Durant’s philosophy, “hard work trumps talent when talent fails to work hard” and is proof of that philosophy, having started in this business as a phlebotomist.  Read More...

13-Year Old Saved by Donors Grows Up to Inspire Geaux Show Love

July 22, 1989. It was sunny and scorching hot, and I was a 13-year old getting to go on a motorcycle ride with my dad, so everything was right with the world. Carefree. Safe.  Read More...

In Memory of Deputy Scott Pine

Deputy Scott Pine, with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, was killed in the line of duty on February 11, 2014. At the age of 34 years old, he left behind the love of his life, three beautiful children and an extended family. Read More...

          LifeShare Blood Centers, established in Shreveport, La. in 1942, regularly supplies blood components to more than 100 medical facilities and hospitals throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. LifeShare is a member of America’s Blood Centers and the American Rare Donor Program, is licensed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, and accredited by AABB. LifeShare Blood Centers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community blood bank governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.