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Spokane donors give blood following Orlando shooting

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Victoria donated blood as soon as she heard the news of the shooting in Orlando Victoria donated blood as soon as she heard the news of the shooting in Orlando
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Following the news of Sunday's deadly mass shooting at an Orlando night club, some here in Spokane jumped in to action to try to help. The Inland Northwest Blood Center and OutSpokane hosted a blood drive in solidarity with the victims.

One Spokane woman said she drove over to the blood center as soon as she heard news of the tragedy.

A representative with INBC says they have not been called on to ship blood to Florida to help, but it is a possibility. "This does serve as an important reminder of why we must maintain a safe blood supply at all times. We neevr know when a tragedy like this could strike."

INBC's blood supply is currently at a critical level. Workers there say they get about 20 to 50 donations a day, when they need 200.

The blood center is open seven days a week at the downtown location for those who wish to donate in honor of those who lost and fighting for their lives. For more information, click here: http://inbcsaves.org/

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