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Support Okla. first responders during Roland's Boots and Badges Blood Drive

Monday, June 12, 2023 - Roll up your sleeve and support your local first responders by giving blood with Our Blood Institute at a local blood drive and you too can help save a life!

Our Blood Institute (OBI) will hold the Roland Boots and Badges Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 14, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Waylon Jones Complex Community Room.

With your blood donation you’ll receive a free voucher to a free ticket to Science Museum Oklahoma, Frontier City or Hurricane Harbor. Donors will also receive a voucher for 2 Dugout Premium Seats at an Arkansas Naturals Ball game.

Successful donors will also receive a limited-edition Boots & Badges T-shirt, while supplies last.*

“Each and every single day Arkansas’s first responders see the need for life-saving blood donations,” said Dr. John Armitage, president and CEO of Our Blood Institute. “We are incredibly thankful for our local first responders who continue to keep us safe, and we owe it to them to do our part in making sure blood is readily available in emergency situations.”

Anyone who is healthy and 16 years old* or older can give blood. Blood can be donated every 56 days and platelets can be given as often as every seven days, up to 24 times a year.

Appointments to donate can be made online at or by calling 877-340-8777.

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