About Financial Gifts

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We greatly appreciate your Gifts of Life through blood donation.  However, there are other ways to participate.

Your financial contributions support our life-saving mission in these ways:

  • Public education and awareness programs
  • Donor facility improvements and expansions
  • New mobile donor vehicles and equipment
  • Reference and scientific support laboratories improvements
  • Product management equipment needed to process and store blood components
  • Educational scholarship available to qualifying high school blood donors
  • Bone marrow donor awareness and registry recruitment programs

Our Promise to You 

  • Your gift helps ensure a continuously sufficient blood supply for your local medical facilities.
  • You can give in memory or honor of a friend, family member, or other special person.
  • Your gift will be publicly acknowledged on our website, or if you prefer, it can remain anonymous.
  • Your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
  • You will receive a written acknowledgement expressing our thanks.
  • You will receive an annual statement of your previous calendar year’s contributions.
  • Your trust in LifeShare important to us; we do not share our contributor information with any outside entity.
  • See our Donor Bill of Rights

It’s Easy to Contribute

By Phone

Call 318-651-4416 to make a credit card contribution or pledge. 

Please have the following information available:

  1. Amount of donation
  2. Name on credit card
  3. Billing address
  4. Credit card number, expiration date, and 3- or 4-digit security code
  5. If the contribution is a memorial or honorarium, the names and addresses to whom acknowledgements are to be sent.

By Mail

Complete this convenient form, print and mail it to:
LifeShare Blood Centers
Attn: Development Department
8910 Linwood Avenue,
Shreveport, LA  71106

Please make checks payable to LifeShare Blood Centers.

We are truly grateful for your contributions, which are essential to providing a sufficient blood supply to meet patient needs in your community.  Together, we save lives! 

Contribution Types

One-time or Recurring Gifts

Your contribution is welcome anytime. You can also make a pledge for a recurring gift that we will bill to your credit card monthly, quarterly, or annually.

Honorarium and Memorial Gifts

Making a contribution to celebrate someone’s birthday, wedding, anniversary, other special occasion, or “just because” is a wonderful way to express your tribute to the honoree.  Your honorarium will be acknowledged to the person you are celebrating.

A memorial gift is a thoughtful remembrance of someone who has passed away.  Your gift will be acknowledged to the memorialized person’s family or other person(s) you designate.

Matching Gifts

Does your company have a matching gift program?  If so, your gift can be increased by participating through your company’s matching gift program.

In-Kind Gifts

Your gifts of goods or services are welcomed and are also tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Contact our Development Director at 318-651-4415 to discuss how your in-kind gifts can help support LifeShare’s programs and activities.

Planned Gifts

You can leave a life-saving legacy. Please contact our Development Director at 318-651-4415 to discuss planned giving.

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