ROCK OF AGES and United Blood Services Team Up Against Severe Need for Summer Blood Donations, Aug. 1-7

July 22, 2016 by  

ROCK OF AGES and United Blood Services Team Up Against Severe Need for Summer Blood Donations, Aug. 1-7
Any way you give it, that’s the way we need it! This summer, the smash-hit musical ROCK OF AGES is teaming up with United Blood Services of Southern Nevada to tackle the severe need for blood donations (John Krause as Drew, Mark Shunock as Lonny, Troy Burgess as Dennis Dupree – Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage)

As part of the organization’s Summer Thank You Series, anyone who donates blood at any Las Vegas-area United Blood Services location between Monday, Aug. 1 and Sunday, Aug. 7, will receive one complimentary ticket voucher to see The Strip’s most radical production live onstage at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. To find your nearest donation location, visit

Once school’s out for summer and everyone’s out looking for nothing but a good time, the heat rises and so does the need for blood donations. United Blood Services has three convenient community donation centers in the Las Vegas Valley along with easily accessible mobile operations throughout Southern Nevada, providing ample opportunity for qualifying donors to help save lives this summer.

Important Facts & Figures About Blood Donation

  • 1 in 3 people will need blood at some point in their life
  • 3: Number of lives a single pint of donated blood can save
  • 5: Percentage of people in the U.S. who donate blood
  • 42: Number of days that blood can be safely stored
  • 56 Days: How often a person can give blood
  • 1 Hour: How long it takes, on average, to donate blood

With more than 3,000 performances on The Las Vegas Strip, ROCK OF AGES continues to electrify audiences nightly at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. For more information, visit

United Blood Services is Southern Nevada’s non-profit community blood provider and serves patients throughout the area. The United Blood Services network is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit blood service organizations, and is a founding member of America’s Blood Centers and the AABB. For more information, visit

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