The Lee County Sheriff's Office served the community in a different way Wednesday evening. The department sponsored a blood drive in Leesburg.
A couple of dozen donors gave blood. Organizers say they saw the need and wanted to help.
"There is a lot of people that need blood donations, from cancer patients, to people that are in auto accidents there is just a lot of people that need the donations," said Lewis Harris, Chief Deputy, Lee County Sheriff's office.
Lee County Sheriff's officials say they plan to hold more blood drives in the future.