United We Give, United We Live Blood Drive Honors 9/11 Heroes

Shreveport, La., Sept. 10, 2013 —LifeShare Blood Centers will hold United We Give, United We Live blood drives on Sept. 11 and 12, for donors giving in memory of those who perished in the 9/11 tragedy and in honor of first responders.

“As we remember the tragedy and the heroes of 9/11, we are also reminded of the unity that keeps our nation strong every day. We also see that unity right here at home, and giving blood is an example of it. This life-saving resource is only made possible by volunteer blood donors, committing to save the lives of people around them. We are proud to host United We Give, United We Live to highlight the commitment of the people taking care of each other right here in our community,” says Tina Hooper, Director of Public Relations and Communications for LifeShare Blood Centers.

Visit www.lifeshare.org or call your local center for additional information about blood donation and where you can donate.

LifeShare Blood Centers regularly supplies blood components to 117 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport, La. in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. 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.

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