The Macomb Fire and Police Departments are teaming with the American Red Cross for a blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in their community to donate blood.

Individuals can join the Battle of the Badges blood drive by donating on December 22 from noon to 6 p.m at St. Paul's Elementary School Gym, located at 322 West Washington Street in Macomb.

Blood donations will help decide who wins the bragging rights and help save lives during the holiday season.This blood drive is sponsored by The McDonough County Voice. All those who present to donate during the blood drive will receive a long sleeve Red Cross t-shirt.

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