PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia police and fire departments are taking part in a friendly competition dubbed “Boots and Badges.”READ MORE: HISTORY! Trenton Native Athing Mu Becomes First Woman To Win Gold Medal In 800M Since 1968
The goal is to collect more than 400 units of blood.
Officials say community members are needed to roll up their sleeves and donate with the police or fire departments during the event.
Blood donation appointments are available on Wednesday, June 13 between 2-8 p.m. at the Philadelphia Blood Donation Center, located at 700 Spring Garden Street.
Free parking is available.
All presenting donors will receive a free T-shirt, while supplies last.
Appointments are also encouraged. To schedule an appointment, visit RedCrossBlood.org BootsAndBadges or call 1-800-REDCROSS.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September