• January is National Blood Donor Month

    January is a month of new beginnings, resolutions and goals. Resolve to donate blood and give the gift of life to someone in need.

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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.

  • Employee SpotlightMeet our teammate Karen Vrtis!

    Karen Vrtis is LifeShare's new Quality Assurance Coordinator in Lake Charles. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Karen has worked as a Medical Technologist mostly in blood bank/transfusion services since graduation.

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  • 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 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


January 12, 2017 –  The blood supply remains at a two-day level. Blood donors have helped to provide blood for immediate patient needs but it has not been enough to stabilize the supply. Read More...


January 10, 2017 – LifeShare Blood Centers reports the blood supply has hit a low level now at less than two days. Anyone who may be eligible to donate blood is encouraged to go to a donation center or blood drive. Read More...

Our Blog

The Cancer Slayer

Dear Potential Donor,
Me today, could be you tomorrow ...

A Gift You Can’t Buy

Christmas Eve of 2011, the Savell family’s greatest gift wasn’t festively wrapped and nestled under the Christmas tree. After having the youngest of their three boys rushed to the hospital in an ambulance, their most important gift came from someone they had never met.  Read More...

Andre Armors Up Against AML

“I would have never thought it would be me,” says Shreveport native Andre Clark, about his recent cancer diagnosis.  Since his days of playing sports at Huntington High School, to keeping up with his four kids, Andre has always been active and healthy until he was diagnosed with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML). Thinking back in disbelief Andre explains, “I was playing softball the week before, then all off a sudden it hits you.” 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.