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Holiday Help Needed for the Local Blood Supply

Shreveport, La., Dec. 16, 2014 – In an effort to prevent a blood supply shortage, LifeShare Blood Centers reminds us of the blood products patients need that can only be provided by blood donors. 

LifeShare is providing Christmas cards at their centers acknowledging a donation given in honor of someone else. The cards may be delivered by the donor or given to LifeShare to mail. Donors giving at a LifeShare center through Dec. 20 are also automatically entered to win a pair of Duck Commander Independence Bowl tickets.

“We all get busy with holiday shopping and parties, but the need for blood donations doesn’t stop. Typically donations drop during the holidays and create a shortage in late December and early January. If people will take an hour to go give blood now, we can make sure no one suffers from a lack of blood available this season,” says Tina Hooper, spokesperson for LifeShare Blood Centers.  

Give blood at a LifeShare center or at a mobile blood drive in the area. Call your local center or go to www.lifeshare.org for hours and blood drive locations. 

LifeShare Blood Centers locations:

Alexandria
2051 North Mall Drive
Alexandria, LA  71301
318-445-7439
800-256-7439

Baton Rouge
3849 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA  70806
225-383-7728
866-543-3296

Beaumont
4305 Laurel Street
Beaumont, TX  77707
409-838-5289
800-256-5289

El Dorado
443 West Oak Street
El Dorado, AR  71730
870-862-2150

Lake Charles
214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
337-436-4932
800-256-4932

Monroe
2909 Kilpatrick Boulevard                     
Monroe, LA  71201                               
318-322-4445 
800-256-4445

Ruston
107 North Service Road East                
Ruston, LA  71270
318-254-1167

Shreveport 
8910 Linwood Avenue              
Shreveport, LA  71106             
318-673-1471  
800-256-5433

Bossier City
1523 Doctors Drive
Bossier City, LA  71111
318-742-4636

Texarkana
1321 College Drive
Texarkana, TX  75503
903-794-3173
800-264-5456

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