September 9 / 2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® to Host Blood Drive at Quicken Loans Arena

Presenting donors to receive free tickets to October circus

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is partnering with the American Red Cross to help meet patient needs in northern Ohio. In connection with their show at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse this October, the Ringling Bros. will host a blood drive Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The blood drive will be held at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, located at 1 Center Court in Cleveland.

All presenting donors will receive two complimentary tickets to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LegendsSM playing October 22-26, 2014 (select performance dates below*). Also, donors can enter for a chance to win a VIP door prize, with a winner to be picked every hour. A free Kid’s Zone will also be available for children to enjoy while their parents donate. The Kid’s Zone will include a jump house on the practice court and a craft station.

“This event will not only raise awareness about the constant need for blood but will offer donors the opportunity to experience the excitement of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey,” said Christy Sabaka, External Communications Manager for the Northern Ohio Region of the American Red Cross. “This type of support from sponsors is essential to allow us to continue to meet the needs of patients in northern Ohio.”

Appointments are recommended for this blood drive. Visit and enter sponsor code “QArena” or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment. To learn more about the Northern Ohio Blood Services Region and stay up-to-date on special event blood drives, follow the Region on Twitter, @redcrossbloodCL.

*Select performances include: Wednesday, October 22, 7:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 23, 7:00 p.m. while playing at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Tickets are non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.