News Releases

FRIENDS ORGANIZE BLOOD DRIVE IN HONOR OF EL COMPADRE SHOOTING VICTIM, JUAN ZUNIGA

Shreveport, La., July 31, 2017 – Friends of Juan Zuniga, who was tragically shot when coming to the aid of his mother during an armed robbery, are hosting a blood drive this week in his honor. Zuniga is the son of late restaurant owner of El Compadre Mexican and Seafood Restaurant. The drive will occur at the Shreveport LifeShare location, 8910 Linwood Avenue, beginning Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4. Blood donors will have the opportunity to add a personal message to cards indicating their donation in his honor. The cards will be delivered to Zuniga and his family, as well as a blood donor t-shirt also available for signatures. Read More...

NEW GENERATOR DONATED TO HELP SUSTAIN LOCAL BLOOD SUPPLY

Monroe, La., July 26, 2017 — Officials from Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA), Ouachita Parish Police Jury, and the City of Monroe joined LifeShare Blood Center today to announce the installation of a new 125kw diesel generator. The new generator has the capacity to supply electricity to the entire facility, which is vitally important during times of prolonged outages, which typically occur after damaging storms. Read More...