PAXTON, MA - The Anna Maria field hockey team will be hosting their Play4TheCure game on Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 PM against Saint Joseph's (Maine). The AMCATS will don "Stick It To Cancer" warm-up shirts and throughout the contest, there will be a variety of other ways to support the cause. Cheerleading will have a photo booth set up, field hockey and SACC will also be selling pink wristbands.
Fundraising efforts won't stop there, fans who cannot attend, can donate here to help the program achieve their $1,000 dollar donation goal.
"We all have someone in our lives that have been affected by breast cancer," said Anna Maria field hockey head coach Brooke Brigham. "This game is about playing for something bigger than just ourselves and it is an honor to play for the fighters, those that have passed, and the survivors. I am proud of the efforts of everyone in our community, especially the team, for organizing this event."
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Play4TheCure is the sport fundraising program for the NFCR, which provides funding worldwide to the best scientists to enable cutting edge research that other large cancer organizations can't and won't fund. Play4TheCure inspires athletes and their teams to leverage their passion for sports to "Play4" loved ones affected by cancer and encourages them to actively participate in working to fund cancer research to make a difference.
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The National Foundation of Cancer Research (NFCR) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides scientists in the lab the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries. With the help of Play4TheCure and individual donors, NFCR has delivered over $350 million leading to many breakthroughs in cancer treatments, detection, prevention, and ultimately, a cure.