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Give blood, get into Valleyfair for free

With more than 44,000 blood donations needed daily, Valleyfair is teaming up with the Red Cross for a blood drive on Thursday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Any individual who donates blood during the drive will receive one free admission ticket into Valleyfair.

American Red Cross Biomedical Services plays a critical role in the nation's health care system. It is the largest single supplier of blood and blood products in the United States, collecting and processing more than 40 percent of the blood supply and distributing it to some 3,000 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide. Providing life-saving blood and blood products to patients is a key component of the Red Cross mission to help people in times of emergency and disasters.

To help make a difference in the lives of many, guests are encouraged to sign-up for an appointment to donate blood. Interested donors may visit: and enter the sponsor code 7783, or call 1.800.REDCROSS to schedule their appointment. Walk-ups are welcomed but space is limited. Pre-registration is encouraged. More information regarding Valleyfair's blood drive can be found at:

For more information, directions and to purchase tickets in advance, visit or call 952-445-6500.