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24th of January 2023

Why Do You Donate Platelets?

LifeStream Platelet Donors Share Their Stories Platelets are always needed by adults and children battling cancer and patients undergoing major surgeries. They are the clotting agents in our blood. Two LifeStream donors shared why they donate platelets. View their personal stories below. Do you have a special reason why you donate? Visit https://www.lstream.org/mystory/ and let […]


23rd of January 2023

Monterey Park Shooting

Donate Blood in Honor of Monterey Park Victims Our hearts and thoughts are with the victims of the Monterey Park shooting on January 21, 2023. Mass shootings are a stark reminder of the importance of voluntary blood donation and community members coming together to protect our local blood supply. Gunshot victims can use up to […]


19th of January 2023

Only 50% of Hospital Blood Orders Are Being Filled

Only 50% of Hospital Blood Orders Are Being Filled LifeStream is only able to fill 50% of local hospitals’ orders because of the ongoing blood shortage.The community MUST replenish the blood supply for hospitals to have the products needed for childbirths, heart surgeries, trauma preparedness and other procedures. How much blood does it take to […]


17th of January 2023

Donate in Support of Milan

Help Replenish the Blood Supply in Support of Milan UPDATE 1/18/23: A total of 83 pints of blood were collected in support of Milan on 1/16-1/17 at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Blood donors assemble! Without the availability of blood products, 17-year-old Milan would not be here today. Donate until 4 p.m. at our mobile […]


16th of January 2023

Blood donation is essential for treating law enforcement officers

Our hearts and thoughts are with the family, friends, and colleagues of Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Darnell Calhoun, who was killed in the line of duty after responding to a domestic violence call on Friday, Jan. 13.  Calhoun is the second Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy killed in the line of duty in two weeks. Deputy […]


11th of January 2023

Community Blood Supply Critically Low, Area Hospitals Suffering

UPDATE 1/13/23: LifeStream Blood Bank unable to fulfill 90% of hospital blood orders:The community must rebuild the blood supply now LifeStream Blood Bank, the community’s blood supplier, cannot meet the needs of area hospitals. Approximately 90% of hospital Type O orders are going unfulfilled. As of today, seven area hospitals have zero or low Type O […]


10th of January 2023

LifeStream Blood Bank needs 2,376 donors through January 15

LifeStream Blood Bank does not have enough blood to supply local hospitals right now. LifeStream Blood Bank needs 2,376 donors through Sunday, Jan. 15, to overcome an alarming blood shortage. The rain storms forecasted to hit Southern California this week threaten blood collection efforts. The community blood supply is down to half a day of […]


6th of January 2023

Urgent Situation, Need 1,750 Donors Jan. 6-8

LifeStream Blood Bank is facing a critical situation. We urgently need 1,750 donors Jan. 6 – 8 at any donor center or mobile blood drive. The community blood supply CANNOT fulfill local hospital needs. One trauma patient emergency could deplete our community blood supply. Trauma patients can use up to 50 pints of blood. Currently, […]


29th of September 2022

LifeStream Blood Bank readying to support blood centers affected by Hurricane Ian  

LifeStream Blood Bank readying to support blood centers affected by Hurricane Ian   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2022 CONTACT: Dina ColungaPublic Relations SpecialistPhone: 909.885.6503 ext. 312EMAIL: colungdi@lstream.org LifeStream Blood Bank readying to support blood centers affected by Hurricane Ian   SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF – In light of Hurricane Ian, the Association for the Advancement of Blood […]


8th of June 2022

LifeStream Blood Bank chosen as a 2022 Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes   

LifeStream Blood Bank chosen as a 2022 Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes    LifeStream Blood Bank is proud to announce it has been selected as a 2022 California Nonprofit of the Year by California Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes. LifeStream is one of more than 100 nonprofits that was honored by their […]


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