Salem College Soccer Joins NFCR for "Play for Cure"
Salem College Soccer Joins
National Foundation for Cancer Research to “Play4theCure”
Winston-Salem, NC –October 22, 2013- The Salem College soccer team have joined hands with the National Foundation for Cancer Research to participate in its fundraising campaign entitled Play4theCure, in which sports teams across the country are invited to participate by committing to donate proceeds from at least one game to NFCR.
Salem College soccer will be raising funds during their games versus Ferrum College on October 22nd beginning at 4:00.
“I am excited to join with the NFCR to help fund cancer research through our Play4theCure match against Ferrum,” said Head Coach Jay Callahan. “Our team takes great pride in both our play on the field and our service to our community off the field.”
Admission to the game is $5, and all proceeds will be donated to NFCR. The team will also be collecting general donations. Salem students will be admitted for free, but are encouraged to donate.
For more information on Salem College Soccer’s involvement with the campaign, please contact Sara McCormack at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the “Play4theCure” campaign or to participate, please visit www.nfcr.org/p4tc.
About the National Foundation for Cancer Research
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) is a leading cancer research charity dedicated to funding cancer research and public education relating to cancer prevention, earlier diagnosis, better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to bedside.
Since 1973, NFCR has provided over $309 million in support of discovery-oriented cancer research focused on understanding how and why cells become cancerous, and on public education relating to cancer prevention, detection, and treatment. NFCR's scientists are discovering cancer's molecular mysteries and translating these discoveries into therapies that hold the hope for curing cancer. NFCR is about Research for a Cure - cures for all types of cancer. For more information, please visit www.NFCR.org. The most convenient method to contribute to NFCR is to text “NFCR” to 20222 to make a $5 donation with the charge applied to their next cell phone bill. NFCR is about Research for a Cure—cures for all types of cancer. For more information, please visit www.NFCR.org.