Canadian Blood Services and HRFE host In Honour donation event for Kyle Currie, March 18 – 22


Canadian Blood Services and HRFE host In Honour donation event for Kyle Currie, March 18 – 22

WHAT: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Remembering Kyle Currie, a Halifax Regional Municipality firefighter who passed away Oct. 2, 2018 at the age of 34. Eligible blood donors are encouraged to donate in his honour from March 18th to the 22nd and show support by sharing their donation experience on social media using the hashtag #GiveForKyle. Kyle’s family and friends will be joined by Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency to donate blood in his honour on March 19th and 20th (Kyle’s birthday).

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. Kyle was adventurous, funny, kind and a highly-skilled athlete. 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.

On behalf of Kyle, please donate the gift of life and help support someone else’s fight.

WHEN: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Blood donations accepted March 18 (3-7 p.m.), March 19 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.), March 20 (3– 7 p.m.), March 21 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and March 22 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

WHERE: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Canadian Blood Services donor centre, 7071 Bayers Rd, Suite 252, Halifax

VISUALS: ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ Photo and interview opportunity with firefighters, Mike Sears and Peter MacDonald. Interviews and visuals of blood donors permitted with individual verbal consent.​

To book a blood donation appointment today, locate a donor centre, check your eligibility to donate blood and more, download the GiveBlood app available for iOS on the App Store or for Android on Google Play or visit


Source : Media Release

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