News Releases

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...

FOOD BANK DONATION MADE IN HONOR OF BLOOD DONORS

Shreveport, La., January 5, 2016— LifeShare Blood Centers is donating more than 2,700 canned goods to food banks in their service area in honor of blood donations made during the holiday season.  Read More...

MAKE A RESOLUTION TO SAVE LIVES IN 2016

December 30, 2015— January is National Blood Donor Month and LifeShare Blood Centers is asking you to make a resolution to give blood in 2016.  Read More...

LIFESHARE IS GIVING A $500 GIFT CARD TO A BLOOD DONOR AND LOCAL FOOD BANK

December 14, 2015— Those who make a blood donation with LifeShare from December 14 to 23 will be automatically entered to win a $500 gift card and can help food banks.  Read More...

BLOOD DONORS HELP THE HUNGRY

November 25, 2015 Blood donors giving at a LifeShare center between Thanksgiving and Christmas will not only help patients, but their donation will also help the hungry. Read More...

Lake Charles Donation Center Open During Construction

Lake Charles, La., November 16, 2015— LifeShare’s Lake Charles location recently began flood wall construction with an expected completion date of March 2015. The center will remain open during its regular hours for the duration of the construction.  Read More...