Lynchburg, Virginia – The Centenary Women’s Soccer program has joined forces with the Vs. Cancer program this season to beat childhood cancer – the deadliest disease affecting children in the United States.
Started by childhood brain cancer survivor and former collegiate athlete, Chase Jones, Vs. Cancer empowers every sports team, athlete and community to help children with cancer. As a signature fundraising campaign of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, Vs. The proceeds from cancer help fund life programs for children at local hospitals, financial support for families receiving a diagnosis of childhood brain tumors, and groundbreaking research to cure brain tumors in children.
The women’s game against Southwestern on Friday, October 15 at Mayo Field will be played in honor of children and teens who have had a childhood brain tumor or a cancer diagnosis. In collaboration with Vs. Cancer, Centenary Women’s Soccer has selected the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans to receive some of the money raised. Thanks to the generous support of friends, family and fans, the team is well on its way to meeting their fundraising goal. You can contribute by making a donation here: https://team.curethekids.org/CentenaryColLAWomSoccer2021
Bob McNamara, the National Fundraising and Community Engagement Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, understands how important these athletes are to the nonprofit’s mission. “The children and families we serve rely heavily on the support of our cancer fundraising teams. We applaud the efforts and generous spirit of Centenary Women’s Soccer! On behalf of our foundation and the 28,000 children and teens currently battling a brain tumor , thank you! With the support of this incredible team, we are fighting for a healthier, happier future!”
About the Children’s Brain Tumors Foundation
As the world’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and teens with brain tumors, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s mission is to care for families on their journey, heal all childhood brain tumors, and help survivors and families thrive. . The United States. Cancer Foundation merged with the PBTF in 2016 and is now a signature fundraising campaign of the nonprofit. Since 1991, the PBTF has funded and partnered with organizations to fund more than $49 million in scientific discoveries to increase survival rates, improve quality of life, and ultimately eliminate brain tumors in children. The PBTF also provides emotional, informational, and logistical support to help families navigate their journey, including the Starfolio Resource Notebook for the newly diagnosed, emergency financial Butterfly Fund and the award-winning Imaginary Friend Society video series. The signature Ride for Kids, Starry Night and Vs. Cancer events gather supporters across the country, and regional offices provide essential on-site support to children and their families. Call 800-253-6530 or visit www.curethekids.org/mission to join us in our mission to care. Healing. thrive.
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