Thursday, November 6, 2014

Blood Drive in Memory of Father – Son Fire Fighters a Success!

By: Battalion Chief Steve Mann

This past Sunday, November 2nd, a blood drive was held in memory of Fire Fighters Carlos Alfaro,
Sr. and Carlos Alfaro, Jr. at Silver Spring Fire Station #16. 

The family and friends would like to thank Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Dept., Hillandale Volunteer Fire Dept., Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Dept., Takoma Park Lions Club, Giant Food in White Oak, Woodmoor Bakery and INOVA Blood Services staff and all our volunteers for their support and hard work on a successful blood drive. And a heartfelt “thank you” to our amazing donors!

The results of this year’s blood drive:

Registered – 64
Deferred – 10
Collected – 56

56 Units collected = 168 Lives saved!

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