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Blood drive in honour of a hero: HRFE participantes in a blood drive to honour Kyle Currie

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A three day life giving event is underway in Halifax.  In memory of Kyle Currie, a Halifax Regional Municipality firefighter who passed away Oct. 2, 2018 at the age of 34, a blood drive is underway, organized partially by friend Captain Michael Sears.

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Eligible blood donors, participated in his honour from March 18th to the 22nd and show support by sharing their donation experience on social media using the hashtag #GiveForKyle.

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Kyle’s family and friends were joined by Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency members who donated blood in his honour, with a special upcoming date of the 20th (Kyle’s birthday).

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They were joined by HRFE therapy dog Hicks (who remained in the lobby area) who visibly lightened the room with unquestionable puppy charm and affection.

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Kyle donated his time to many charities including the Parker Street Food Bank, International Save a Child, and he handed money to the less fortunate. He was adventurous, funny, kind and a highly-skilled athlete.

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His prankster side very often showed up at work and he was famous at HRFE for doing character impersonations. Kyle was a very generous spirit and he would love to know that people are rolling up their sleeves to donate in his memory.

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On behalf of Kyle, his friends and family ask you to please donate the gift of life and help support someone else’s fight.

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Source : Media Release / Sean Dewitt

Kyle

(Photo via HRFE)

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