The Mesa County Behind the Badge Blood drive was not just a success for the St. Mary's Regional Blood Center, but also for two other organizations.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office had 171 blood donations made on their behalf from law enforcement and community members. In turn, St. Mary's Hospital donated $250.00 to two important local charities, Delaney Donates and the Deputy Derek Geer Memorial Fund.

This proves how willing the community is when it comes to joining together to help those in need, including giving up a pint of blood to help save a life.