The following is from an Elvis Week 2003 news release from The American Red Cross:
As part of the Save A Life Tour 2003, the largest blood donor initiative in the history of the American Red Cross, Elvis Week is pleased to host the American Red Cross and the Save A Life Tour Mobile Museum. Attendees will have the opportunity to help save a life through blood donation and visit the Mobile Museum. From May through November, the Red Cross Save A Life Tour 2003 will travel across the country to 345 communities like yours to raise awareness and educate people about the ongoing need for blood in our country. The overall goal of the Tour is to collect 3,000,000 blood donations.
Blood Drives will be held at Graceland on the following dates:
August 13, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 14, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 16, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 17, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Save A Life Tour 2003 Mobile Museum Exhibit will be available for viewing 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, August 15 & 16.