NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Connecticut College field hockey program will be hosting a Play4TheCure game at home versus Bates on Saturday, Oct. 7 at noon.
The service endeavor is being organized with the goal of raising money for cancer research. Donations of any amount can be made online or at the game on Saturday afternoon during Fall Weekend, and 100 percent of the money raised will be used to benefit doctors and researchers that are supported by the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR).
Donations can be made at the game or online at: https://www.crowdrise.com/connecticut-college-field-hockey-vs-bates-college
Play4TheCure is a fundraising platform for the National Foundation for Cancer Research 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 young 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.
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.