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13th Annual Battle of the Badges


From: August 01, 2018 at 12:38 AM

To: August 31, 2018 at 1:38 PM



The Battle of the Badges is on!

Battle of the Badges logoBattle of the Badges—now in its 13th year—aims to raise awareness of the importance of blood donation through a friendly life-saving competition between teams of first responders. The department with the highest participation and most life-saving units wins the competition.

Support your local heroes and help save lives by scheduling a blood donation at one of the following blood drives during the month of August.

Enter sponsor code from drive listings below.

Schedule Now

Or call 1-888-GIVE-BLD (888-448-3253) to schedule an appointment.

(Participating blood drives are listed chronologically.)

Chisago County Sheriff’s Office
Friday, August 3 from 9:00am-12:30pm
313 North Main St. #100, Center City
Sponsor Code: 3993

Wayzata Fire Department
Monday, August 6 from 3:00pm-6:00pm
600 Rice Street East, Wayzata
Sponsor Code: 3327

Loretto Fire Department
Tuesday, August 7 from 2:00pm-8:00pm
259 Medina St. N., Loretto
Sponsor Code: 4130

Shakopee Police Department
Thursday, August 9 from 11:00am-6:00pm
475 Gorman St., Shakopee
Sponsor Code: 4551

Anoka-Champlin Fire Department
Thursday, August 9 from 2:30pm – 6:00pm
275 Harrison St., Anoka
Sponsor Code: 4287

City of Hopkins Police and Fire Departments
Friday, August 10 from 8:00am-11:30am
101 - 17th Avenue South, Hopkins
Sponsor Code: 0998

City of Maple Grove
Tuesday, August 14 from 8:00am-11:00am
12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy., Maple Grove
Sponsor Code: 0610

City of Minnetonka
Wednesday, August 15 from 8:00am-10:30am
14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka
Sponsor Code: 0683

Rogers Police and Fire Departments
Thursday, August 16 from 11:00am-6:00pm
21201 Memorial Dr., Rogers
Sponsor Code: 4024

Anoka County Sheriff’s Office
Tuesday, August 21 from 12:30pm-5:00pm
13301 Hanson Blvd NW., Anoka
Sponsor Code: 3820

City of Edina and Edina Police Department
Wednesday, August 22 from 9:00am-4:30pm
4801 West 50th Street, Edina
Sponsor Code: 0111

City of Golden Valley
Thursday, August 23 from 1:00pm-4:00am
7800 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley
Sponsor Code: 4078

Elk River Police Department
Tuesday, August 28 from 8:00am-12:00pm
13077 Orono Pkwy NW., Elk River
Sponsor Code: 4237

Savage Police Department
Tuesday, August 28 from 9:00am-1:00pm
6000 McColl Dr., Savage
Sponsor Code: 4633

Wyoming Police Department
Tuesday, August 28 from 2:00pm-6:00pm
26885 Forest Blvd., Wyoming
Sponsor Code: 4446

City of New Hope
Wednesday, August 29 from 9:30am-12:30pm
4251 Xylon Ave N., New Hope
Sponsor Code: 0677

City of Crystal
Wednesday, August 29 from 3:00pm-6:00pm
4141 Douglas Drive, Crystal
Sponsor Code: 0372

Eden Prairie City Center
Wednesday, August 29 from 11:00am-6:00pm
8080 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie
Sponsor Code: 1652

Buffalo Police Department

Thursday, August 30 from 12:00pm-6:00pm
215 1st Ave NE., Buffalo
Sponsor Code: 4630
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