News Releases

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...

BLOOD DONORS NEEDED TO PROVIDE FOR PATIENTS IN FLOODED AREAS

August 14, 2016 – Shreveport, La. – Flood-related problems are resulting in blood drive cancellations and blood center closures in south Louisiana. LifeShare Blood Centers is asking for more blood donors where road conditions are safe to help support patients in areas impacted by the flood. Read More...

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...