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KLOS & Red Cross Set to Rock SoCal With Massive 5 Day Blood Drive
Date:7/22/2009

28th Annual KLOS Blood Drive Aims to Draw More Than 6,000 Pints

LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross and 95.5 KLOS are gearing up to rock Southern California's airwaves for the 28th Annual KLOS Blood Drive. The 2009 KLOS Blood Drive will run for five days, beginning Tuesday, July 28, and wrap on Saturday, August 1. Blood donors and classic rock fans are encouraged to donate at any of the 19 sites throughout San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, and Los Angeles counties.

Participants in the 2009 KLOS Blood Drive will receive:

  • A Limited Edition Commemorative 2009 KLOS Blood Drive T-shirt
  • A coupon for a FREE Skillet Queso Appetizer from Chili's
  • $5 Gift Certificate from Daphne's Greek Cafe
  • A concert voucher provided by Live Nation to one concert at the San Manuel Amphitheatre in San Bernardino - Concert tickets are limited and blood donors with scheduled appointments will receive priority on concert preferences.

Concert Choices for the 2009 KLOS Blood Drive include:

  • Crue Fest 2 on Friday, July 31 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Journey on Saturday, August 1 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Def Leppard/Poison/Cheap Trick on Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m.

In 1981, 95.5 KLOS organized its first American Red Cross Blood Drive at Los Angeles High School, collecting 250 pints of blood. Twenty-eight years later, the KLOS Blood Drive has grown from a single-site, single-day event to a multi-site, multi-day event, making it one of the largest media-sponsored blood drives in the country. With the help of thousands of Southern California blood donors, the KLOS Blood Drive has collected over 105,000 units of blood since 1981 for patients who needed blood and blood products to survive accidents, heart transplants, premature births and many other ailments. This summer, the Red Cross and KLOS anticipate a phenomenal public turnout to break past records for the most blood collected.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to help save a life and attend one of Southern California's best Classic Rock Concerts. Tickets are limited and those wishing to participate in the 28th Annual KLOS Blood Drive are strongly encouraged to make an appointment to donate blood at one of the 19 official locations. To schedule an appointment, visit GiveLife.org or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE (1.800.448.3543). For Spanish, please call 1.866.POR.VIDA (1.866.767.8432) or visit www.cruzrojaamericana.org.

Join the American Red Cross KLOS Blood Drive Event Page on Facebook. Invite your friends to come donate blood, and enjoy one of the KLOS concerts.

95.5 KLOS has been recognized with many prestigious awards for its dedication to the community and received the American Association of Blood Bank's (AABB) prestigious Award of Merit for the Radio category in Montreal in October 2008. KLOS was also named one of five finalists nationwide to receive the National Association of Broadcasting's Legendary Station Award at the Marconi Awards in September 2006. In 2005, the station received both the Service to America Radio Partnership Award and the Crystal Radio Award, marking the first time that one radio station has been honored with both awards in the same year.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters at home and abroad, collects and distributes nearly half of the nation's blood supply, teaches lifesaving skills, and supports military members and families. The American Red Cross, a charity and not a government agency, depends on voluntary contributions of time, money and blood to perform its humanitarian mission. American Red Cross Blood Services, Southern California Region provides approximately 1500 units of blood to over 150 hospitals in Southern California each day. For additional information, please visit www.helpsavealife.org/SC.


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SOURCE American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles
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