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.  Read More...

Give Blood for Upcoming World Blood Donor Day

June 8, 2015 —LifeShare Blood Centers invites blood donors to give blood at a LifeShare location in celebration of World Blood Donor Day.  Read More...

Hurricane Preparedness Blood Drive set for Thursday and Friday

May 15, 2015 — LifeShare Blood Centers in Beaumont, Texas and in Lake Charles, Louisiana will hold their annual Hurricane Preparedness Drives on Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29. Read More...

Critical O Negative Blood Shortage

Shreveport, La., March 18, 2015 – Blood type O negative donors are in critical need as recent patient usage has increased substantially. LifeShare Blood Centers is asking all O negative donors to make a plan to give now. 

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Weather-Related Changes in Center Hours and Drives

March 5, 2015 - Due to icy conditions, the Monroe, El Dorado and Ruston blood donation sites will open at noon today. All other sites are currently scheduled to operate normal hours. Mobile blood drives that have changed as a result of the weather today are: Chase Bank location in the Monroe area canceled; all Texarkana area mobile blood drives canceled; BJACH at Fort Polk start time moved to 11a.m.; USP Pollock start time moved to 11a.m. Read More...

Centers Resume Normal Hours

Feb. 26, 2015- LifeShare Blood Centers has resumed normal hours at all locations.  Read More...

Weather-Related Changes Feb. 25


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Blood Donation Advisory

Feb. 23, 2015, Shreveport, La. – Transportation concerns due to the weather are prohibiting blood donors from giving in several areas serviced by LifeShare Blood Centers.  Read More...

Blood Donation Advisory

Feb. 23, 2015, Shreveport, La. – LifeShare is asking blood donors to go to its Shreveport, Bossier City, Ruston, and Monroe, La. centers before noon today to ensure enough blood donations are on-hand prior to the wintry precipitation expected to hit the area. Read More...

LifeShare Blood Centers Breaks Ground on Flood Wall Project Designed to Protect the Facility from Future Storm Floods

Lake Charles, La., February 10, 2015 — LifeShare Blood Centers’ board members, executives and special guests ceremoniously broke ground Feb. 5 on a flood wall project designed to protect the blood center from rising waters associated with tropical and hurricane storm surges.   Read More...