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What a Feeling to Help Save Lives!

Southern Blood Services Region

November 6, 2012

The American Red Cross and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta want donors to enjoy a night out at the theater.  Presenting donors have an opportunity to win or save money on tickets to see “Flashdance the Musical” when it comes to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta February 5-10, 2013.  Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, FLASHDANCE is directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis) and features a score including hits, “Flashdance… What a Feeling”, “Maniac”, “Gloria”, “I Love Rock & Roll” and 16 original songs. 

“We’re honored for the opportunity to partner with the American Red Cross on this initiative,” said Russ Belin, vice president of Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta. “Supporting local organizations in their efforts to serve the community is extremely important to Broadway in Atlanta. We encourage theater fans to take advantage of this opportunity to give back.”   

Presenting donors will receive entry into a drawing for tickets by donating blood or platelets November 18-25, 2012  at any blood donation center or participating blood drive*.  One grand prize winner will receive four tickets, plus a $200 gift card to use towards gas, overnight accommodations, dinner or whatever you want!  To make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or click here 

Red Cross donors can also purchase tickets** and save $5 with promo code DONOR, plus an additional $5 from each ticket sold will go to support the American Red Cross Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter.

“The Red Cross thanks Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta for helping us thank our donors who help save lives,” said Randy Edwards, chief executive officer, American Red Cross Southern Blood Services Region.  “We hope donors will take advantage of the chance to purchase discounted tickets and help the Atlanta Red Cross Chapter.”

*All mobile blood drives in metro Atlanta, Buford, Cleveland, Covington, Cumming, Gainesville, Hazlehurst, Helen, Ocilla, Tifton, Valdosta and Warwick, Georgia.

**Ticket restrictions:  Discount code is valid online November 1, 2012-January 1, 2013 for all price levels, except PL 4, for Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday evening shows.  Discount is applicable for up to six tickets. 

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog

 About Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta:

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is the premier presenter of touring Broadway productions in Atlanta. The Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta season is presented at the Fox Theatre and typically runs between September and June.  Over the past 27 years, more than 3 million guests have enjoyed more than 160 Broadway In Atlanta shows at the historic Fox Theatre in Midtown Atlanta.  For more information, please visit