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East Lansing Michigan - ELPD Partners with Local Faith Leaders to Host Blood Drive During National Faith Blue Weekend 28 September 2022 ( news )
East Lansing , state Michigan ( By Press Release office)
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EAST LANSING , Mich . — The East Lansing Police Department ( ELPD ) has partnered with local faith leaders to host an American Red Cross community blood drive during National Faith & Blue Weekend .
Community members are invited to donate blood during this special community event , which will be taking place on Friday , Oct . 7 from 10 a . m . - 4 p . m . at Martin Luther Chapel , 444 Abbot Road in East Lansing . Community members can sign up to give blood and schedule their donation time at
https://rcblood . org/3RqEqmX
. Free parking will be available to those donating blood at the church and in the north parking lot of East Lansing City Hall , 410 Abbot Road .
In addition to participating in the blood drive , community members are invited to engage with local law enforcement officers and local faith leaders in the north parking lot of City Hall during the event , where there will be food trucks and games set up for the community to enjoy .
“We invite all community members to come out and engage with our local law enforcement officers and faith leaders during this special event , ” said East Lansing Police Chief Kim Johnson . “We are so appreciative of the many local faith leaders here in our community who have collaborated with us to make this event possible . ”
Hosts of this special event include Martin Luther Chapel , St . Thomas Aquinas Parish , Congregation Shaarey Zedek , The Peoples Church of East Lansing , Ascension Lutheran Church , Element Church , Capital City Vineyard Church , the Greater Lansing Church of Christ and ELPD .
National Faith & Blue Weekend facilitates safer and stronger communities by engaging law enforcement officers and local residents through the connections of faith - based organizations . Community members can learn more about National Faith & Blue Weekend at
https://faithandblue . org/
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