Every summer LifeShare Blood Center conducts its Mash Bash blood drive and this year is no exception.

This year, the two-day event will be held Wednesday, July 15, and Thursday, July 16, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at LifeShare Blood Center, 1321 College Dr., Texarkana, Texas. All donors will be receive a free Mash Bash T-shirt and lunch.

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.
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. For more information, call 903-794-3173.