NEW ROADS, La. (BRPROUD) – The Pointe Coupee General Hospital will hold a blood drive on behalf of a New Roads police officer and honorary firefighter.

The hospital’s quarterly blood drive will be used as a replacement blood drive for Travon Smith who was injured in July. The blood drive will be at the Pointe Coupee General Hospital Chapel from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

Schedule an appointment here. The hospital is located at 2202 False River Drive.

For every donation made in his name, a monetary credit will be issued to his family to help cover medical costs. The Blood Center suggests eating before donating. Donors are asked to bring their ID.