News Releases

Hometown Heroes Blood Drives to Honor Military

June 23, 2015 —LifeShare Blood Centers will hold its Hometown Heroes Blood Drives June 26 through July 3 at each of our donation centers. 

The Hometown Heroes Blood Drive honors those who are serving or have served our country through the military. Blood donors have an opportunity to sign a card with a personal message indicating they gave blood in their honor. LifeShare Blood Centers will provide the cards to organizations sending packages to the troops. A Hometown Heroes blood donor t-shirt will be given to the blood donors in appreciation of their generosity to the community. 

“Leading up to Independence Day, we want to help recognize all those who give of themselves to make our country great. The community can honor the service men and women by giving blood in their honor, acknowledging the price for freedom we enjoy while giving something back to the community themselves,” says Tina Hooper, spokesperson for LifeShare Blood Centers. 

For more information and questions about blood donation go to or call 800.256.5433. For donation center hours go to

LifeShare Blood Centers regularly supplies blood components to 117 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport, La. in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.  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.

# # #