CU Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt Sale
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cincinnati United used the opportunity to raise awareness and money by selling pink and grey "Fighting for a Cure" t-shirts. In all, the club sold more than 1,000 shirts and raised more than $4,750 with all profits going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Cincinnati. The event was organized by CU Director of Coaching Bobby Puppione and parent volunteer Kristin Stock (CU Sycamore Mason U10 Girls Team Admin).
"Breast cancer, and all types of cancer, is something that has touched all of us in some way," said Puppione. "This club wide effort to raise awareness and money for Susan G. Komen is another great example of the special things we do here at CU. Not only are we developing players on the field, but we are also instilling life skills and teaching life lessons to our players. I am very proud of the club for its support and thankful to everyone involved."
Teams club wide are using these shirts this month for warm-ups, practice jerseys, travel functions, and team events. Coaches are also taking the opportunity to teach the players about helping out others and giving back to the community. Fans from across the country including California, New York, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi have purchased the "Fighting for a Cure" shirts from CU.
Some shirts are still available in limited sizes and colors. Please contact Stock (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Puppione (email@example.com) for more information.