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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.

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Trinity Christian announces top grads for 2018

Texarkana Gazette highlights Trinity Christian School graduates Reid Fellers and Haley Wallace. Fellers is the valedictorian and Wallace the salutatorian for Trinity, and both students are LifeScholars Scholarship recipients. Read More...

Cleco employee recognized by LifeShare for 31 years of donations

KALB reports on Louis Guidry, Cleco’s North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance and training manager, being recognized by LifeShare Blood Center for donating blood or platelets twice a month since 1987. Guidry has given a total of 72 gallons of blood. Read More...

News Releases


LifeShare Blood Center - Shreveport to Receive $20k Incentive Check from SWEPCO

SHREVEPORT, LA – Wednesday, November 7, 2018; 1:30 pm – 8910 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, LA – SWEPCO will present LifeShare Blood Center with a rebate check totaling $20,482.71 for fulfilling the terms of SWEPCO’s “Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program.” LifeShare’s investment in upgrading 904 incandescent and florescent light bulbs with light-emitting diodes (LED) lighting throughout both the interior and exterior of the blood center. LifeShare will achieve an annual energy savings of $13,000 annually. In an effort to better utilize resources and help conserve energy for future generations LifeShare plans to institute this program in other facilities, beginning with the new upcoming LifeShare Baton Rouge facility. “We’re connecting donors and the lives they impact, more efficiently”, says Jorge Garcia, LifeShares’ Director of Property and Fleet. Read More...

LifeShare gives donors a chance to become a Mega Million Donor

October 22, 2018 – The local blood supply has reached a critically low level.  Type O there is a 1.8-day blood supply and less than 1-day of other types. Anyone able to donate or has considered giving is encouraged to go to a blood donation center or drive.  It only takes about 15 minutes to find out if you are eligible to give. O- blood type is the universal red blood cell that can be transfused into any patient, regardless of blood type. O- red cells must be used for trauma situations and other emergencies. However, all blood types are needed. Read More...

          LifeShare Blood Center, established in Shreveport, La. in 1942, regularly supplies blood components and related services 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 Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community blood bank governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.