The Lifeshare Blood Center, located on 214 Dr. Michael Debakey Drive in Lake Charles, will be holding it's Holiday Shortage Awareness Blood Drive on Novemeber 20 & 21.

Every year during the Holidays, severe blood shortages occur. The purpose of the Holiday Shortage Awareness Blood Drive is to create a fun and exciting event to help educate the community and provide local patients with lifesaving blood components. Blood collected at this drive will help patients through the Holiday season, with a goal of 200 units. There will be plenty of food, door prizes and even a grand prize to give to some of the lucky donors.

The event will take place at the Lifeshare Blood Center, located on 214 Dr. Michael Debakey Drive in Lake Charles, Friday, November 20 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, November 21 from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information visit the Lifeshare Blood Center website.