Tuesday, October 10, 2006

1st Annual Wolverines vs. Buckeyes Challenge for Life

Christy Hammond, a University of Michigan student majoring in Sports Management, sent along this Public Service Announcement (PSA). By the way, Ms. Hammond is the webmaster of the always excellent blog Behind the Jersey. Check it out. Anyways, back to the PSA:

"HELP US BEAT THE BUCKEYES!!The University of Michigan has engaged Ohio State University in a life-saving competition this semester. It's the 1ST ANNUAL WOLVERINES VS. BUCKEYES CHALLENGE FOR LIFE, to see which school can sign up more people to their state's organ, tissue and eye donor registry.The contest will run until 12:00 noon on Friday, November 17. The winner will be announced during the big football game (in Columbus) on Saturday, November 18.PLEASE HELP US BEAT THE BUCKEYES by going to this webpage: http://www.giftoflifemichigan.org/goblue/ and signing up to save lives through organ and tissue donation. You can be a hero by saving and enhancing over 50 lives as an organ and tissue donor!Sincerely,U-M Students for Organ Donation Executive Board"

I actually am already on the list as I signed up last year on the Michigan Secretary of State website when I renewed my driver's license. However, according to Ms. Hammond you can still sign up and participate in this U of M/OSU challenge even if you are already on the list. If you are not already on the list then here is your opportunity. It only takes a moment to do but can make all the difference in a person's life. Plus, Michigan gets to beat the Buckeyes! Go Blue!!!


At 10:00 AM, Blogger Christy Hammond said...

Thanks so much for the post!

P.S. Even if you've already registered online before, you can do it again at the website. For some reason OSU has that large amount because people who have already registered were asked to do it again and counted so we can do the same now. Go Blue!


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