3rd Annual Aerial Fitness Blood Drive & Show with United Blood Services

by Kristi Toguchi
(Las Vegas, NV, USA)

Las Vegas artists unite to raise blood at the 3rd annual Aerial Fitness Blood Drive with the United Blood Services

Aerial artists, contortionists, singers, belly dancers and ballroom dancers will all come together to perform in Aerial Fitness’s show “Heroism”. Aerial Fitness will host a community Blood drive on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the United Blood Services (UBS) of Las Vegas at City Athletic Club. Shows will start every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kristi Toguchi, owner of Aerial Fitness, is hoping to raise awareness and support the blood needs in the valley by hosting a Community Blood Drive in Loving Memory of her father, Mr. Terry
Toguchi, whom during his lifetime made 142 lifesaving blood donations. Mr. Toguchi was inducted into the Hawaii’s Blood Bank Wall of Fame for his generous contributions. Toguchi hopes to raise at least 10 times her father’s amount in her lifetime.

Toguchi said “I am moved by the amount of people who have reached out to me to help support this cause that is so special to me. From show tickets to performers donating their amazing talents, I know that one day I will deWinitely surpass my personal goal.”

Toguchi said “Every year our Blood drive is growing. This will be our 3rd year in a row. Last year we raised a total of 36 pints. This year I hope to raise 100 pints. “

All donors will receive a voucher good for a ticket to Hypnosis Unleashed courtesy of Kevin Lepine, a goodie bag from Bodi Cafe, 500 Donor points which is equal to a free Movie ticket, and Aerial Fitness and friends will provide fun and free entertainment throughout the day.

As Southern Nevada’s community blood provider, United Blood Services relies on blood donations to make sure blood is readily available for anyone in need. UBS currently has a need for ALL blood types, especially O-Negative blood. O-Negative is the universal blood type and the only type that can be transfused to patients with different blood types.

Donors are encouraged to make an appointment to give blood by calling (702)233-9620 or online at www.unitedbloodservices.org and enter Sponsor Code: AERIAL FITNESS. You can also contact Kristi Toguchi at (702)530-3031 for more information.

About United Blood Services of Las Vegas
Founded in 1963, United Blood Services of Las Vegas, a non-proWit, 501 (c)(3) organization, provides blood and blood products for hospitals in Southern Nevada, California and Northern Arizona. Its programs exist to make a difference in people’s lives by inspiring individuals to donate blood, producing a safe and ample blood supply, advancing cutting-edge research and embracing continuous quality improvement. The United Blood Services network is one of the nation’s oldest and largest non-profit blood service organizations, and is a founding member of America's Blood Centers and the American Association of Blood Banks. Nationally, United Blood Services serves more than 500 hospitals in 18 states, contributing to more than 25 million people. For more information, visit www.unitedbloodservices.org.

About Aerial Fitness
Aerial Fitness School was founded by 3rd generation performing artist, Kristi Toguchi. Located in the City Athletic Club in Summerlin, the school offers beginning through professional classes including: aerial Fitness, aerial acrobatics, Flexibility, and dance. Aerial Fitness School alumni have reached their dreams of becoming professional performers and it is their mission to inspire artists in Las Vegas and beyond. Aerial Fitness is dedicated to providing performing opportunities for future artists and sponsoring events that impact the local community. Aerial Fitness provides classes and entertainment for local charities and events. For more information, visit www.Aerial-Fitness.net.

Saturday, September 24, 2016
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
City Athletic Club
United Blood Services Bloodmobile 7980 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89117

For United Blood Services, please contact Laura Alvarado, Donor Recruitment Representative at (702)759-9942 or via e-mail at lalvarado@bloodsystems.org

For Aerial Fitness, please contact Kristi Toguchi (702)530-3031 or via e-mail at

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