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Family thanks platelet donor and LifeShare medical staff for their help this holiday

William and Renee Cottrell faced a rare situation in which Renee’s immune system was primed to attack their newborn son Hunter’s platelets because they were different from hers. That’s what happened when Hunter’s older brother, Luke, was born nearly two years ago. Read More...

Texarkana Family is thankful for blood donors this holiday season

Last Christmas Eve, the Savell family’s greatest gift wasn’t festively wrapped and nestled under the Christmas tree. After an ambulance rushed the youngest of their three boys to the hospital, their most important gift came from someone they had never met Read More...

Blood Donations help out the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

LifeShare Blood Centers will hold a blood drive in conjunction with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to help feed the hungry this Saturday. Read More...

Ruston Daily Leader Highlights Foundation Support for Rare Red Cells

Thanks to generosity of area foundations, LifeShare is able to purchase new equipment to preserve its world-class rare red cell collection. The John J. Moulds Immunohematology Reference Lab and Scientific Support Services are tapped internationally for their expertise and services made possible in part by the rare cell collection. Read More...

ArkLaTex coverage for Jamaya Johnson's marrow registry drives

KNOE- Search for bone marrow match underway Read More...

Texarkana school blood drive honors blood transfusion recipient Colin Seville

Texas High School's blood drive has special meaning this year. The drive is dedicated to art teacher Debbie Nicholas’s nephew, Colin Seville, who suffers from an AV, or Capillary, malformation. This condition has caused this nine-year-old to receive 15 blood transfusions since November 2011. Read More...

LifeShare Blood Centers focus of Your Hometown Show segment

United We Give, United We Live promotion sparks guest appearances on KSLA's Your Hometown Show in the Shreveport, La. area. Read More...

St. Francis Cabrini blood donation site opens in Alexandria, La.

LifeShare Blood Centers opens at St. Francis Cabrini hospital making it convenient for visitors and employees to donate blood. Read More...

LifeShare's 70th anniversary celebration in Monroe brings rare stories

The News-Star in Monroe, La. reports stories shared by rare blood recipients as contributors show support for LifeShare's internationally recognized specialized services. Read More...

GMA anchor's illness helps marrow transplant awareness

WBRZ covers the story of Sir'Terrance Mack, who is dealing with a rare form of T-Cell Lymphoma. Read More...