News Releases

LifeShare blood donors get a chance to go to Super Bowl LI

August 8, 2016, Shreveport, La.,—LifeShare Blood Centers and M.L. Bath are offering blood donors a chance to go to the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. Donors giving with LifeShare now through the end of the year will automatically be entered to win two tickets and pregame hospitality passes to the Super Bowl LI, along with the three-night stay in Houston for the event.  Read More...

Blood Drive Planned for Law Enforcement and First Responders

City of Lake Charles – On Thursday, July 28, 2016, a blood donation drive is planned to demonstrate support for local law enforcement officers and first responders. The event will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Lake Charles Civic Center Contraband Room, 900 Lakeshore Drive. Read More...

Governor’s Office Plans Blood Drive

BATON ROUGE, From the Office of the Governor – On Thursday, July 21, 2016, the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards will host a blood donation drive in honor of the three law enforcement officers shot and killed, and three others who were injured, in the shootings in Baton Rouge this past weekend. Read More...

LIFESHARE EXTENDED HOURS AND BLOOD DRIVES

July 17, 2016 – In response to the community coming forward to donate blood in a show of solidarity and support for the Baton Rouge officers who were victims in today’s tragic shooting, LifeShare Blood Centers has extended its hours and blood drives to accommodate more donors.   Read More...

Outpouring of Support for Baton Rouge

Due to the incredible response of support for the Baton Rouge community, donors are lined up to give at our center. We encourage those wanting to donate to make an appointment later this week, as donations are needed everyday to support all patients in need. Walk ins are welcome at our centers during open hours and appointments can be made at lifeshare.org Read More...

Community reaches out in honor of fallen officers

July 17, 2016 – In response to calls from the community from those wanting to give blood in honor of fallen officers in Baton Rouge today, LifeShare Blood Centers will be open from 1pm to 5pm at their Baton Rouge center, 3849 North Boulevard to accept donations. LifeShare is also conducting a blood drive at Walmart, 28270 Walker South Rd, Walker, La. from 1pm to 5pm today.  Read More...

TRAGEDY REMINDS US OF THE IMPORTANCE OF BLOOD DONORS

June 13, 2016 – Just before World Blood Donor Day, June 14, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history demonstrates the importance of a stable community blood supply in response to disasters. While a call went out to immediately replenish the blood supply in the Orlando area, blood donated by people more than a day in advance of the tragedy was necessary to sustain life during medical treatment. Read More...

WORLD BLOOD DONOR DAY JUNE 14

June 7, 2014 – LifeShare Blood Centers is joining with blood banks across the world to publicly honor blood donors in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO) World Blood Donor Day on June 14. Read More...

FLOOD IMPACTS LOCAL BLOOD SUPPLY

March 13, 2016 – Shreveport, La. – To maintain a stable blood supply, there is an immediate need for more blood donors. As a result of complications from the flooding, blood donations slowed significantly last week. In addition to the donors currently scheduled and projected for this week, more than 400 additional blood donations are necessary to meet projected use for the month.  Read More...

WEATHER-RELATED CANCELLATIONS AND CLOSURES - March 11

We want everyone to stay safe in the inclement weather this week. Patients continue to use blood. With the weather causing decreased donations, a sharp drop in the community's blood supply is expected. Please make plans to donate when you can safely travel to a donation center or blood drive.  Read More...