(courtesy Kara DiCarlo, NFCR media relations)
RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Felician College women's and men's soccer programs 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 donate proceeds from at least one game to NFCR.
Felician will be raising funds during their matches versus Goldey-Beacom College this Saturday, October 12. The women's game kicks off at 5:30 p.m., with the Golden Falcon and Lightning men to follow at 8 p.m.
"Our mission statement sums the importance of this event in the lives of our student athletes," said Felician head men's coach Roger Stephens. 'The enduring purpose of Felician College is to promote a love for learning, a desire for God, self-knowledge, service to others and respect for all creation."
Admission is free, but voluntary gate donations will be solicited. A donation of $10 will receive a pink t-shirt with the "Play4theCure" and FC logos on it. A $5 donation will receive a pink wristband. All proceeds will go to NFCR for cancer research.
For more information on Felician College's involvement with the campaign, please contact Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more 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.