Battle of the Badges results in 90 more pints of blood than last year

By Staff Reports
August 31, 2014

The Battle of the Badges is officially over and we would like to announce that 248 pints we collected. This amount is up 90 pints from last year. Thank you so much McPherson for getting out there and giving of your life saving blood! The next blood drive will be Oct. 30 from 1 PM to 6 PM and on Oct. 31st from 8 AM to 1 PM.

Statistics show more blood is still needed.

A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.

More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment.