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November 18, 2014 - LifeShare Blood Centers is extending their hours for a Rockin’ Around the Clock Blood Drive this Friday and Saturday.

The following blood donation centers will be open Friday, Nov. 21 from 8a.m. to 11p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 6a.m. to 3p.m. in order to compensate for the lack of blood donations during the Thanksgiving holiday.

2051 North Mall Dr., Alexandria, La. 318.445.7439

4305 Laurel St., Beaumont, Texas 409.838.5289

214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr., Lake Charles, La. 337.436.4932

By extending the donation hours this weekend, people who may have trouble finding time to donate blood because of work or other schedule conflicts will have the opportunity to come help patients in need,” says Tina Hooper, spokesperson for LifeShare Blood Centers.

For more information call your nearest center or go to

LifeShare Blood Centers regularly supplies blood components to 117 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport, La. in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.  LifeShare is a member of America's Blood Centers and the American Rare Donor Program, is licensed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and accredited by AABB.