KUSA — A blood drive will be held Friday to honor the memory of Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Zackari Parrish as well as those who serve at the Sheriff's Office and Castle Rock Police Department.

The drive will be held at two locations from 1 to 6 p.m.: Littleton Adventist Hospital (7700 S. Broadway, Littleton) and Centura Health Emergency & Urgent Care (9205 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch).

The drive is hosted by Littleton Adventist Hospital and Bonfils Blood Center.

“This is a tribute to our first responders’ honorable service and incredible sacrifice, and a way for people in our community to show their appreciation for the officers who risk it all every day to keep us safe,” said Christine Miller, Associate Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Critical Care Services at Littleton Adventist, in news release. “Treating the wounded responders and meeting their families has had a profound impact on our hospital, it’s really brought home what it means to be part of this community. We hope people will come to show their support and pay it forward with a life-saving donation.”

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact the Bonfils Blood Center at 303-363-2300 or online at donors.bonfils.org. Use the following site codes when making your appointment:

  • B360 for Littleton Adventist Hospital
  • B362 for Centura Health Emergency & Urgent Care