In the News

Community helps Deputy Lovell

The Bossier Press and ArkLaTex get the community involved in helping Bossier Parish Deputy Barrett Lovell in his fight against Acute Myleoid Leukemia.  Read More...

Marrow drive for Billy Bennett

myarklamiss.com covers the marrow drive for Rayville father Billy Bennett. Bennett was diagnosed with Acute Myleoid Leukemia in October 2014 and now needs a bone marrow match to survive. Read More...

Rotary Club Supports Rare Red Cell Collection

KTVE and The News Star in Monroe, La. covers the presentation of the final $5,000 of a $15,000 contribution by the local Rotary clubs. Read More...

Donating Blood With Brian Fowler

From children being treated for cancer... to transplant and trauma patients, someone needs blood every two seconds. KTBS's Brian Fowler takes you through the process of saving a life with a pint. Read More...

To save blood donations in a hurricane, Lake Charles LifeShare Center is asking for another donation: a flood wall

Hoping to build a 4-foot flood wall, with a price-tag estimated at $715,000 that will be paid for partly by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the centers are asking the community to make up the rest. They are hoping to raise $157,300 in local contributions. Read More...

Blood donors happily fulfill 'patriot duty' at LifeShare drive

LifeShare Blood Centers paid a visit to Fort Polk on Thursday, April 10, 2014 to accept donations from those willing to give them to bring the gift of blood to people in the community who need it. Read More...

LifeShare Blood Centers: Inside Blood Donation

Fox 14's Nina Criscuolo donates blood at the LifeShare center in Monroe to show just how easy it is to save a life. Read More...

Processing Fees for Blood

In order to ensure the safety of patients, LifeShare has to pass on a processing fee to the hospitals it supplies which pays for all of the testing that every single unit of blood goes through. This fee also includes the costs it takes to store and deliver the blood. Read More...

Blood Donation Process

Every two weeks for the past 12 years, Cyndi Khoury spends an 1 1/2 hours donating blood platelets through a machine at LifeShare Blood Centers. Faithful donors like Cyndi know a critical shortage of blood means critical patients needing blood could die if the supply fails to meet demand. Blood banks rely on your donations to keep up with demand, but it is a complex business. Read More...

LifeShare Receives Donation to Complete Rare Blood Cell Collection Project

LifeShare Blood Centers in Shreveport holds one of the world's largest collection of rare red blood cell donations. These cells help solve compatibility issues for patients who have complex blood types. Read More...