News


As your community blood provider, LifeShare Blood Centers and its dedicated donors are often featured in the news and have many fun promotions that include businesses in your area. Keep up with the latest news about LifeShare and keep up with promotions and events in your area.

In the news


Blood needed, bank supply levels low

KSLA News 12 reports on the national blood shortage and its impact here in the ArkLaTex. Hectic holiday schedules, inclement weather and cold and flu season means blood donations take a major hit during the winter months. Read More...

Gov. Edwards contributes to blood drive at Capitol

WBRZ reports on Governor John Bel Edwards contributing to the blood supply during the Governor's office planned blood drive with LifeShare Blood Centers at the State Capitol on Thursday morning. The blood drive was in honor of law enforcement who were killed or injured in Sunday's shooting in Baton Rouge. Read More...

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...

          LifeShare Blood Centers, established in Shreveport, La. in 1942, regularly supplies blood components to more than 100 medical facilities and hospitals throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. 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. LifeShare Blood Centers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community blood bank governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.