Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

How has receiving blood transformed your life?

“It allowed me to appreciate the gift of life even more. It also enhanced my awareness of the significance of blood donations.? – Carmen M. P

Father of Blood Banking

Dr. Charles Drew is known as “The Father of Blood Banks.” Dr. Drew was an African American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion, as well as organized the first large-scale blood bank in the United Statees. Dr. Drew’s pioneering efforts ended the exclusion of African American plasma donations from supply networks. Dr. Drew was only 45 years at the time of his death. Dr. Drew’s contributions to blood banking are immeasurable.

Host a Convalescent Plasma Drive

If your job experience a COVID-19 outbreak, you can help by hosting a convalescent plasma drive! Those who have recovered from this virus can help other patients by donating Covalescent Plasma (CCP).  Email or call Dianna Smathers for more information, or to schedue your convalescent plasma drive today (Diana.smathers@lifeshare.org318-673-1539)

Lassiez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

Sad about the cancellation of Mardi Gras parades this year? Never Fear! LifeShare Blood Center is here to save the day with our Mardi Gras Parade in a Basket Giveaway!! All you ahve to do is

  1. LIKE your nearest LifeShare Blood Center’s Facebook page
  2. Find and LIKE this post on that Facebook page
  3. SHARE this post on your personal Facebook page!

That’s it! You’re entered to WIN a FREE Mardi Gras Parade in a Basket – AND – a King Cake from a local bakery! Baskets will be FILLED with all of the throws you would expect to catch at your favorite place, PLUS so much more!