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Image of The Mob Museum. (Photo Courtesy of The Mob Museum)
THE MOB MUSEUM ANNOUNCES BLOOD DRIVE, MONDAY, FEB. 8
Donors to Receive One Free General Admission Ticket to The Mob Museum
WHAT: The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, invites guests to support Vitalant by donating to their annual blood drive on Monday, Feb. 8.
As part of its commitment to the community, The Mob Museum partners with Vitalant every year to help the organization increase its blood supply inventory. Formerly known as United Blood Services, Vitalant is the largest blood provider in the state of Nevada. It is estimated that blood donation saves 12,000 lives a day. All donors will receive a COVID-19 antibody test with their blood donation. Donors that receive positive antibody test results may help critically ill COVID-19 patients by donating convalescent plasma.
Donors can schedule an appointment here with code MOBMUSEUM or by calling (877) 258-4825.
For more information about the Museum, please call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.
Monday, Feb. 8
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The blood mobile will be stationed in the parking lot behind the museum.
The Mob Museum
300 Stewart Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Free to donate. Every presenting donor will receive one free general admission ticket to the museum.
PUBLIC HEALTH NOTICE:
To ensure the safety of staff and visitors, all guests are required to wear face coverings. All personnel of The Mob Museum have a comprehensive public health operational plan to follow which can be found here.
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through hundreds of artifacts and immersive storylines. Numerous interactive exhibits include a Crime Lab, Firearm Training Simulator and Organized Crime Today exhibit. The Museum is also home to The Underground, a Prohibition history exhibition featuring a speakeasy and distillery sponsored by Zappos. The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” one of Las Vegas Weekly’s “Twenty Greatest Attractions in Las Vegas History,” one of National Geographic’s “Top 10 Things to Do in Las Vegas,” USA Today’s “Best Museum in Nevada” and No. 1 in the 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards for “Best Las Vegas Attraction” and one of its “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times and one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by FOX News. The Museum is a two-time winner of the Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for admission rates and operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734, visit themobmuseum.org, or download the Museum’s free mobile app.
Vitalant (“Vye-TAL-ent”), formerly United Blood Services, is the largest blood supplier in the state of Nevada. Vitalant is also the nation’s largest independent nonprofit blood service provider, supplying comprehensive transfusion medicine services for nearly 1,000 hospitals and health care partners for patients in need across 40 states. Vitalant inspires local communities to serve the needs of others and transform lives through the selfless act of donating blood. Every day, almost 5,000 blood donations are needed to meet the needs of people throughout the country, and Vitalant’s 800,000 donors supply 1.8 million donations a year. In addition to blood products, Vitalant offers customers transfusion services, medical consulting, quality guidance, ongoing education, research and more. For more information and to schedule a donation, visit www.vitalant.org or call 877-25-VITAL (877-258-4825). Join the conversation about impacting the lives of others on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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