LifeShare Blood Center is having a blood drive on Tuesday October 1st at the Texarkana Water Utilities.The event on Wood Street will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All donors will receive a free t-shirt.

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

For more information call (903) 794-3173 or go to www.lifeshare.org.