Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Takes 2020 ‘Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive’
The competition between the Sioux Falls PD and Sioux Falls Fire Rescue is over. It was close on occasion, but we finally have a winner.
The 2020 Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive benefiting the Sioux Falls Children's Home Society and Special Olympics of South Dakota wrapped up on Saturday (January 4).
After all the donations were counted, KSFY TV is reporting the Sioux Falls Fire Rescue team has emerged victorious. When all was said and done, Fire Rescue beat the Sioux Falls Police Department with a total of 495 blood donations, compared to 450 on behalf of the Sioux Falls PD team.
According to KSFY, the 945 donations will go to help 2,835 patients here in the Sioux Empire.
As the winner, Sioux Falls Fire Rescue now gets the honor of presenting a $700 check compliments of Citibank to the Children's Home Society. While the Sioux Falls PD will present a $300 check to the Special Olympics of South Dakota.
Both community organizations come out winners, thanks to the efforts of the men and women of Sioux Falls Fire Rescue and the Sioux Falls Police Department in helping to promote the friendly little competition.
The Heroes Behind the Badges Blood Drive is an annual event here in Sioux Falls that is sponsored by the Community Blood Bank.
Source: KSFY TV