Blood supplies are at an extreme low right now at United Blood Services, and they are hoping that the annual Race Against The Clock marathon blood drive will encourage donors to donate.

Aside from saving lives and helping replenish the blood supplies, here's what else donors can look forward to:

  • All donors will receive a “Race Against the Clock” event t-shirt and the following coupons: FREE McDonald’s smoothie, FREE Nothing Bunt Cakes Buntlet, FREE la Madeleine pastry, FREE Auntie Anne’s pretzel and $10 FREE Comet Cleaners dry cleaning, all items while supplies last.
  • Donors will be entered to win OVER 260 HOURLY AND GRAND PRIZES including: $1000 in Visa Cards, Elton John concert tickets, Apple iPad Air, 55 inch Smart TV, jewelry, restaurant gift cards and much more!
  • Special prize drawing: One $250 Visa Card winner on Thursday and another $250 Visa Card winner on Friday!
  • One lucky donor will also be selected as a finalist in a Dream Vacation! Destination is the winner’s choice!  Travel and lodging covered up to $6000; no cash value; one winner will be selected; winner must be 21 years old or older. Visit www.UnitedBloodServices.org/LA for full list of rules.
  • Don’t qualify for the dream vacation because you aren’t 21 year’s old? You're covered!  All 16-20 year olds are entered to win an Apple Watch!
  • Food provided throughout each day from Meche’s Donuts, Whole Foods, Chuy’s and The Jambalaya Shoppe.