A Christiansburg High School student is working to make a difference and honor fallen police officers.
Junior Christina Poole organized a blood drive this weekend. She says she wanted to do something the entire community could get involved in so she organized the drive through an American Red Cross program for teens.
Christina's uncle, Terry Griffith, was a Christiansburg Police officer who died in the line of duty. She wanted to honor him and all fallen officers this week during National Police Week. "It just reminded me of all the lives that were given through the fallen officers," Poole said. "I figured this was a great way to give back to those and give life to those who need it just like they have their lives."
The drive is Saturday from 11-5 at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center. You are encouraged to register in advance. Use the sponsor code BLOODSTOCK.