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Rams and Cowboys out for blood Friday

November 16, 2009

Poudre Valley Hospital will be taking walk-in donations every half hour during the Border War Blood Drive on Friday, Nov. 20. Donors will be pampered with free juice, pretzels, and cookies. Join in the drive and join in celebrating when CSU wins the traveling 'Bronze Heart' for the most donations!

Friday, Nov. 20
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
McGraw Center Hall of Fame Room
South concourse, Moby Arena

Ram’s fans are encouraged to come out and give to a great cause by donating blood for the annual Border War Blood Drive. Fans will be given the chance to prove they truly do bleed green and gold!

Join the CSU Athletic Department and Poudre Valley Hospital for this year's event on Nov. 20.

Help us win the 'Bronze Heart '

Poudre Valley Hospital and CSU need everyone’s help with the annual Border War Blood Drive. This year PVH and CSU are ‘out for blood’ on Friday, Nov. 20. CSU and PVH will be battling Wyoming and the United Blood Services for the most donations, with the winner gaining sole possession of the traveling “Bronze Heart.” The winner will be recognized at the football game on Nov. 27. 

Walk-in donations taken every half hour

Poudre Valley Staff will take walk-in donations every half-hour beginning at 8 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. in the McGraw Center Hall of Fame Room, located on the south concourse of Moby Arena.

There is no better place to get free juice, pretzels and cookies. 

Benefits of donating blood

Some facts on the benefits of donating blood:  

  •  Every three seconds someone needs blood
  •  20 percent of blood recipients are children
  •  Giving blood is 100 percent safe and virtually painless
  •  Three lives can be saved with one pint of blood
  •  A person’s body replenishes the fluid lost during blood donation within 24 hours
  •  Men who donate blood three times a year reduce their iron concentration, thus reducing their risk of a heart attack by 50 percent
  •  All blood donations serve the Northern Colorado area

Contact: Zak Gilbert
E-mail: Zak.Gilbert@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-5067