News Releases

Hurricane Preparedness Blood Drive Monday, June 26 through Saturday, July 1

Lake Charles, Louisiana — LifeShare Blood Center at 214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive will hold its annual Hurricane Preparedness Drive on Monday, June 26 through June 30, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, July 1, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. Blood donors giving at the Lake Charles center will automatically be entered to win a Generac generator donated by Thermacon. Read More...

LifeShare New Logo Launch and 75th Anniversary

June 6, 2017 — LifeShare Blood Center celebrated its 75th anniversary today at their headquarters here in Shreveport. At the event, LifeShare also announced its new logo and mission statement.  Read More...

Local law enforcement and fire fighters host Cuffs & Hoses blood drives in May

May 5, 2017 — Shreveport, La. —  Cuffs & Hoses Blood Drives will be hosted by local law enforcement and fire fighters from Friday, May 5 through Thursday, May 25, 2017. These organizations are inviting the public to join them in donating blood to help others. Participating blood donors will receive a limited edition Cuffs & Hoses t-shirt, while supplies last. Read More...

LOW BLOOD SUPPLY UPDATE

February 12, 2017 – More blood donors are needed now to increase the blood supply, which remains at a level estimated to last only two days. Blood donations of all types are being used daily by patients. In order to continue to meet patient needs and stabilize the supply, LifeShare reports that thousands more blood donors are needed this week in the area it serves, which includes most of Louisiana, and areas around Beaumont and Texarkana, Texas. Read More...

LOW BLOOD SUPPLY REMAINS A CONCERN

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...

LOW BLOOD SUPPLY ALERT

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...

Hospitalized children receive gifts from LifeShare blood donors.

December 13, 2016, Shreveport, La., — Patients often receive the gift of life from LifeShare blood donors, but today they receive something else. Santa helped LifeShare deliver stuffed animals along with cards from blood donors to Rapides Regional Medical Center for children in the hospital this season.   Read More...

Be The Match Drive Honoring Master Trooper Helton

Alexandria, La., December 12, 2016 — LifeShare Blood Centers and Louisiana State Police Troop E are working together to save lives by raising awareness and holding a drive for Be The Match marrow donation registry. The event will take place at Troop E headquarters, located at 1710 Odom Street, Alexandria, La. on Tuesday, December 13, from 10 AM to 6 PM. Read More...

Blood Donors Can Provide an Extra Gift to Hospitalized Children

November 28, 2016 – Anyone donating blood at a LifeShare center now through Dec. 10 has an opportunity to send a special message that will be attached to a stuffed animal and given to a child in the hospital later this December. The blood center locations and hours are posted hereRead More...

Blood Donors Can Send Thanks To Veterans

November 10, 2016 – The public is invited to LifeShare Blood Centers for its annual Veterans Day Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12. Read More...