Women’s Soccer to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer Awareness
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King College women's soccer team will be raising awareness and funds for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation in their final game this Saturday against Trevecca Nazarene University. The game will be played at 1 p.m. at Parks Field.
Lady Tornado Soccer is asking for your help as you attend or stop by Parks Field this Saturday for the team's final home game of the season. The team, in recognition of October serving as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will be collecting donations in order to make a donation to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. Donations will be collected outside the main entrance of the field and at the press box on field level through the game.
To raise awareness for breast cancer, the women's soccer team will also be wearing pink King Soccer shirts during their warm up session prior to kickoff. Match the Lady Tornado and wear your pink out to the field in support of research for a cure for breast cancer and to support the survivors that bravely battle this ailment.
Saturday also serves as Senior Day where the team will take time to recognize seven seniors that will be taking the pitch at Parks Field for the final time in their collegiate careers. Festivities for the seniors will begin at approximately 12:45 p.m.
In 1982, led by Nancy G. Brinker, Susan G. Komen for the Cure® launched a global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, the organization has invested almost $2 billion to fulfill that promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries.
For more information about the topic of breast cancer or Susan G. Komen for the Cure, visit www.komen.org or call 1-800-GO KOMEN.