RACELAND, La – Lafourche Parish officials are fighting the state’s blood shortage this week.
The Bayou Battle of the Badges Blood Drive starts today. It’s a friendly competition between the police and fire departments in the parish to encourage the community to give blood.
All donors get a Boots and Badges t-shirt while supplies last, and are entered to win other prizes.
You can visit the Mathews donor center in Raceland today from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Head to the bloodcenter.org for more information.