LifeShare Blood Center in Texarkana is hosting a blood drive at their location this Saturday June 14.

LifeShare is having a World Blood Drive Day June 14, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at LifeShare Blood Centers, 1321 College Dr., Texarkana, Texas. There will be a costume contest, door prizes and of course watch Star Wars all day!

About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital need blood. One blood donation, approximately one pint of blood, can save up to three lives. Every donation has the potential to save someone’s life.

For more information, go to or call 903-794-3173.

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.