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    Purple Pride Blood Drive Set for April 12 at Ryan Field

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM All donors will receive a football autographed by NU head football coach Pat Fitzgerald.
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    All donors will receive a football autographed by NU head football coach Pat Fitzgerald.
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    April 1, 2014

    MAKE AN APPOINTMENT NOW!

    EVANSTON, Ill.-- Northwestern Athletics, in conjunction with LifeSource Blood Services, will host its annual April Purple Pride Drive on Saturday, April 12 at Ryan Field. The drive will take place concurrent with the football team's spring practice, which is open to the public from 10 a.m. until noon.

    The Purple Pride Drive will be held inside the Stadium Club, on the seventh floor of Ryan Field, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Northwestern fans are strongly encouraged to register online and schedule an appointment in advance by clicking here!

    In addition to watching the Wildcats practice on the gridiron, all participating donors will receive an autographed football, signed by NU head coach Pat Fitzgerald, and have the opportunity to meet former standout football players Noah Herron and Dan Persa.

    Furthermore, all Purple Pride blood donors will receive a FREE ticket voucher to see the seven-time national champion women's lacrosse team host USC at historic Wrigley Field on Saturday, April 26. Donors will also be entered into the Donor of the Month contest with the opportunity to win more great prizes.

    The Purple Pride Blood Drive has made a profound impact on this community, saving more than 1,400 lives in the Chicagoland area, to date. Northwestern and LifeSource encourage you to share your strength, hope and courage with those who need it most.

    For more information regarding the upcoming blood drive and the Purple Pride initiative please visit LifeSource or call directly at 1-877-LIFESOURCE (1-877-543-3768).

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