DeSoto Blood Drives This Month

LifeShare is experiencing a very low blood supply this summer.  Spokesman Philip Maxfield told the Journal they have several blood drives scheduled in the parish later this month.  If you are able to donate, please check out the LifeShare social media pages to sign up to donate.  Or you may donate any day at their Shreveport location.

In Desoto Parish there will be a blood drive at Logansport High School on September 28th from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Maxfield said, “This will be an ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE.  The goal is 25 units of blood.  Many teachers and staff will GET WET if the high school blood drive collects 25 units of blood!”  Note:  The photo is Mr. Maxwell getting soaked with freezing ice water following a record breaking blood drive at Red River High.  The JROTC Commander also was doused.

Also, during September, LifeShare will be at Jimmy Granger Ford of Stonewall.  The date is September 30th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Maxfield said, “I’m working on a FREE oil change for one lucky donor that Signs-up & Shows-up.