Star Wars characters entertain at Norfolk Zoo blood drive

Posted at 5:55 PM, Aug 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-11 19:15:12-04

Norfolk, VA – Sunday the Norfolk Zoo hosted an American Red Cross Blood Drive.

Each donor received free admission to the zoo.

It was a fun event for all to enjoy however, the animals weren’t the only things that were catching eyes. A few Star Wars characters also made an appearance.

The people behind these legendary mask are known as the Tidewater Alliance.

This group is made up of die hard Star Wars fans with one goal in mind, and that is to use their love for Star Wars to help the community!

The Tidewater Alliance will often show up to various community events in hopes of catching someone’s eye and bring in more traffic.

According to the Red Cross, 97 percent of people will either need blood or know someone who will need blood in their lifetime.

All blood types are always needed.

Click here to see how you can be a donor and “May the Force be with you.”