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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


Give the gift of life during Spring Fever – donate blood!

The University of Louisiana Monroe Spring Blood Drive takes place this week, coinciding with the Spring Fever festivities. Read More...

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...

News Releases


Local law enforcement and fire fighters host Cuffs & Hoses blood drives in May

May 5, 2017 — Shreveport, La. —  Cuffs & Hoses Blood Drives will be hosted by local law enforcement and fire fighters from Friday, May 5 through Thursday, May 25, 2017. These organizations are inviting the public to join them in donating blood to help others. Participating blood donors will receive a limited edition Cuffs & Hoses t-shirt, while supplies last. Read More...

LOW BLOOD SUPPLY UPDATE

February 12, 2017 – More blood donors are needed now to increase the blood supply, which remains at a level estimated to last only two days. Blood donations of all types are being used daily by patients. In order to continue to meet patient needs and stabilize the supply, LifeShare reports that thousands more blood donors are needed this week in the area it serves, which includes most of Louisiana, and areas around Beaumont and Texarkana, Texas. 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 Centers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community blood bank governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.