The Coffee Memorial Blood Center kicked off their Boots VS Badges campaign on Friday.

As you know the high plains is always in need of blood, especially during the summer months when the heat rises and during holidays when car wrecks and accidents are more frequent.

The Coffee Memorial Blood Center has kicked off their 5th Annual Boots VS Badges blood drive. During the month of July and August every eligible donor will receive a Boots VS Badges t-shirt, you can also vote for your favorite local hero's..... fire or law enforcement.

You can donate blood at the Coffee Memorial Blood Center at 7500 Wallace Blvd or on a mobile blood drive. You can also visit www.TheGiftOfLife.org for more information.