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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.

In the news


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


CRITICALLY LOW BLOOD SUPPLY

August 10, 2018 – The local blood supply has reached a critically low level with only enough to last 1.6 days. Anyone able to donate is encouraged to go to a blood donation center or drive. Anyone who has considered giving is encouraged to go to a blood donation center or drive and be screened. It only takes about 15 minutes to find out if you are eligible to give. Multiple trauma patients have strained the O- blood supply. 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 use for trauma situations and other emergencies. However, all blood types are needed. Read More...

Deputy Chris Davis Gives a Cure

July 2, 2018
Sheriff Jayson Richardson
DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office
Source: DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office News Release 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.