Blood donors providing extra gift to hospitalized children

Blood donors providing extra gift to hospitalized children

(KPLC) - Blood donors have an opportunity this week to help children in local hospitals.

They can send a special message that will be attached to a stuffed animal and given to a child.

LifeShare Blood Center regularly supplies blood components to more than 100 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees.

In Lake Charles, you can visit the LifeShare Donation Center at 214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive.  The Center is open 8 a. m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

For more information and questions about blood donation, call 337.436.4932 or visit lifeshare.org.

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