LifeShare Blood Centers is hosting an emergency blood drive today, Monday, March 2 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Domtar in Ashdown. There is an urgent need for all blood types. Bad weather has caused several blood drives to be cancelled and many people have not been able to make it to the center to donate. Please help spread the word that blood donations are needed.

About one in seven 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, visit LifeShare online or call 903-794-3173. LifeShare Blood Center is located at 1321 College Drive, Texarkana, Texas

LifeShare Blood Centers in Texarkana supplies blood to 117 medical facilities in our area. After blood donation, testing and processing takes a minimum of 24 hours before the blood is available for patient use. Donations of all blood types are needed for constant replenishing.