At this time, we require both staff and donors to wear a face covering at blood drives or donation centers. Appointments are also strongly recommended.

Elks Theatre

From September 1 – 30, blood donors who present to donate at Vitalant’s Rapid City donation center will receive a coupon for one free admission ticket at Elks Theatre while supplies last. Must be 17 or accompanied by a parent with their own ticket to see a Rated R film.

Appointments are strongly suggested at this time to help ensure social distancing. All donors and staff must wear a face covering or mask. Learn more about our updated eligibility requirements and how we're responding to COVID-19


Thousands of volunteers blood drive coordinators partner with us to ensure a safe blood supply is available for patients who need it. 


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