FAIRPLAY -- A blood drive being held Friday at Fountain Rock Elementary School will honor a third-grader who suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car in August.
Fountain Rock Principal Mike Telemeco said David Greeley is undergoing rehabilitation at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore.
"We felt this would be a nice way to honor him and what he's going through right now," Telemeco said. "The earliest he's looking to come (home) is the first of the year."
David was hit by a car Aug. 27 as he was riding his bicycle on Jordan Road in Fairplay.
David's left leg had to be amputated at mid-shin, according to family members. He also suffered a skull fracture, facial fractures that include a broken jaw, a broken left arm and an open fracture below his right knee.
Fountain Rock Elementary School has hosted two Pint Size Hero Blood Drives a year for the past few years, Telemeco said. The students decided to use the first blood drive this year to honor David.