Emmitsburg, Md. -- The Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse team will sport gold laces during Friday's game against Mercer to help raise awareness of the Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer initiative. Donations will be accepted throughout the game at a table near the front gate, and 100% of funds raised will be donated to the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Oncology Unit in Baltimore.
ABOUT LACE UP 4 PEDIATRIC CANCER
Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer started in 2011 in answer to requests from youth soccer teams in New Jersey that wanted to show their commitment to the fight against pediatric cancer. Today, teams across the country representing every sport from youth to professional have Laced Up in Go4theGoal's gold laces.
Go4TheGoal's unwavering mission is to improve the lives of children battling cancer by providing financial support, developing and implementing unique hospital programs, funding innovative research, and granting personal wishes. Through their first-hand experience with pediatric cancer and their medical background, Go4theGoal provides the best practices to patients, their families, and the hospitals and staff that care for them.
To learn more about the Go4theGoal organization and the Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer initiative, please click here.