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


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


Hurricane Preparedness Blood Drive Monday, June 26 through Saturday, July 1

Lake Charles, Louisiana, June 23, 2017 — LifeShare Blood Center at 214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive will hold its annual Hurricane Preparedness Drive on Monday, June 26 through June 30, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, July 1, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Blood donors giving at the Lake Charles center will automatically be entered to win a Generac generator donated by Thermacon. Read More...

WEATHER IMPACT: Cancelled Blood Drives

When severe weather hits, it impacts more than the roads. If you can safely get to a donation center or blood drive, please give! 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.