Life Share blood drive at Wal-Mart July 12

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

PLAQUEMINE - Life Share is having a public blood drive on July 12th from noon – 6 p.m. at Wal-Mart in Plaquemine.

About one in seven people entering a hospital need blood.

One blood donation, approximately one pint of blood, can save up to three lives.

Life Share Blood Centers is the Baton Rouge General Hospital's blood bank.

We supply blood for both locations of the BRG Hospital, Pennington Cancer Center and our regions only burn unit.

Life Share Blood Centers also regularly supplies blood components to 117 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.

Life Share 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.