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U-M football Spring Game raises money for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

Fans who give money will receive giveaways for different donation levels

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The 2013 Mott Spring Game presented by PNC Bank in partnership with Michigan Athletics will be held at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, April 13. The Spring Game is free to the public, and Team 134 is set to take the field at approximately 12:30 p.m. EDT.

The gates to the Big House will open at 10 a.m., as events will surround the football team's final spring practice.  The fifth annual alumni flag football game is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., while Michigan's men's lacrosse team will face Ohio State, tentatively to begin at 3:30 p.m.

The scrimmage will be streamed live on BTN2Go beginning at 1 p.m. and air on delay at 9 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network.

Meanwhile, Michigan Football and C.S. Mott Children's Hospital have teamed up once again.  Since 2010, the Spring Game has raised nearly $1 million for the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.  Fans can make a donation of choice to the Mott Children’s Hospital upon entering the gates of Michigan Stadium. Donations are accepted at any level but fans will receive giveaways for donating at the following levels, while supplies last:

$5 – An authentic Spring Game jersey patch identical to those worn by the players during the 2013 Spring Game
$10 – Spring Game cinch backpack
$20 – Mott stadium bench seat cushion, approved for regular-season use
$250 – Four (4) passes to a preseason football practice (tentatively scheduled for Aug. 24)
$500 – Brady Hoke autographed football AND four (4) passes to a preseason football practice (tentatively scheduled for Aug. 24)  
$1,500 – Pre-game sideline pass for two (2)

Can't attend the 2013 Spring Game?  Donate now at http://mottchildren.org/spring-game/.

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