BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott College and University of New England (UNE) field hockey programs have partnered to Play4TheCure during their game on Wednesday, October 2 (4 PM, at UNE). Both sides will wear pink socks to raise awareness about the cause, while donations will also be collected for the National Foundation of Cancer Research (NFCR) during the match.
Fundraising efforts for Play4TheCure/NFCR won't stop there, however, as supporters who can't attend the game will have the option to donate online throughout the entire month of October to help both programs reach their goal of $1,000 dollars.
"It is very meaningful that we are able to pair with UNE to support the NFCR and Play4theCure," said Endicott field hockey head coach Jodi Cipolla. "The chance to join the fight alongside a CCC program gives us the opportunity to truly play with purpose and support a cause that impacts each and every one of us."
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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 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.
(Photo Credit - Nick Grace '20)