2900 Kimball Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502
With lights flashing and sirens blaring, Manhattan police, fire and emergency medical services personnel often arrive first at emergencies, always ready to help. Local first responders will also help endure blood is available during medical emergencies by partnering with the American Red Cross for the upcoming 14th annual Battle of the Badges blood drive, Monday, July 24th from 11:15 am to 6:30 pm and Tuesday, July 25th from 7:30 am to 1:30 pm at the St. Thomas More, 2900 Kimball Avenue. During the annual Battle of the Badges blood drive, Riley county police Department, Riley county EMS and Manhattan fire department will compete to see who can recruit the most blood donors. Everyone who comes to give can cast a vote to determine who will win this years bragging rights and trophy. To make an appointment for the Manhattan Battle of the Badges, download the Red Cross Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).