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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association's 13-Year-Olds Raise Money for Breast Cancer

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Inspired by loved ones, the SPFSA U13 boys soccer teams Ronaldo and Gerard have embraced this cause with true warrior spirit.

Playing with their pink socks as a visual reminder of their cause and a sign of their support, the boys march onto the field this month with purpose. While they battle their rivals on the pitch, they know there are others battling for their lives. 

Throughout October, the Boys have been raising money to fight breast cancer with every goal they score; they are Kicking for a Cure. United in their desire to kick cancer to the bench, the boys have embraced the challenge.

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If you would like to sponsor a team, contact Johanna at jtittanegro3@verizon.net

Checks can be made payable to Making Strides - Smile and Conquer. You can make a flat donation or pledge an amount per goal so that you can help them Make Strides in the fight against breast cancer. Donations are being accepted through October 28.

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