Boots vs. Badges Blood Drive

NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - Today the Coffee Memorial Blood Center is presenting the third annual Boots vs. Badges event.  They're calling on the public to donate blood today before the holiday weekend.

They say the summer demand for blood rises.

The Amarillo Police Department and Amarillo Fire Department has turned out in full force to give blood and encourage the public to do so.

Donors have an opportunity to vote for either Police or Firefighter as their hero.  Emergency vehicles from all agencies and other interesting vehicles are on display and lunch is free.

The Coffee Memorial Blood Center is at 7500 Wallace in Amarillo.