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Medical Leadership on Blood Shortages

Medical Leadership on Blood Shortages

  As the national blood shortage continues, medical leadership weighs in on why donors are essential during this critical time of need. From patients undergoing surgery to trauma victims to cancer patients, the donations you make with LifeSouth saves the lives of...

Give blood in support of Ukraine

Give blood in support of Ukraine

In support of Ukraine, for every blood donation collected in one of our donor centers April 10-16, LifeSouth will donate $10 per donation to the Blood Centers of America Foundation for the purchase of medical and blood collection equipment to directly help patient...

Dick Vitale on Why Blood is Needed

Dick Vitale on Why Blood is Needed

  Blood donors are needed as LIfeSouth and blood centers across the nation are experiencing unprecedented declines in blood donation, leading to a significantly impacted blood supply. In addition to the e-gift card, blood donors also receive refreshments, and a...

National Blood Shortage, All Blood Types Needed

National Blood Shortage, All Blood Types Needed

  Blood donors are needed as LIfeSouth and blood centers across the nation are experiencing unprecedented declines in blood donation, leading to a significantly impacted blood supply. Blood supplies have been low for months, and the resurgence of COVID-19 and the...

The Power of Platelet Donation

The Power of Platelet Donation

Imagine all the good a single blood donation can do. Blood transfusions save lives in our community every day, giving hope to patients in need as well as their loved ones. Now imagine doing five times as much good with just one donation. That’s the power of platelets!...

Sickle Cell Disease Patients Rely on LifeSouth Donors to Live

Sickle Cell Disease Patients Rely on LifeSouth Donors to Live

One in every 365 African American babies are born with sickle cell disease. These children depend on lifesaving donors to give them a fighting chance. The children’s hospitals LifeSouth serves are the leading sources of care for children with this disease. The...

LifeSouth Blood Donors Help Local Cancer Patients

LifeSouth Blood Donors Help Local Cancer Patients

Approximately 30 percent of all blood transfusions in the U.S. go to cancer patients, who often need them to replace crucial elements of their blood that are damaged or lost during their treatment. Patients who undergo chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or who have a...