Lubbock first responders donate blood, Back the Blue Blood Drive

Lubbock first responders donate blood, Back the Blue Blood Drive

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

The Lubbock Police Department, Lubbock Fire Rescue and United Blood Services encourage the community to give the gift of life.

The Back the Badge Blood Drive helps stock blood supplies during the lean summer months. A few officers rolled up their sleeves at the blood bank and donated. 

"We really want to challenge everybody out there to do the same to, it doesn't take that long and blood donations, they really do save lives," said Public Information Officer Tiffany Pelt. 

The drive will continue through Sunday at the South Plains Mall next to Beall's between noon and 7:00 p.m.

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