The Goucher College women's lacrosse team is set to host an awareness event for the HEADstrong Foundation on Saturday, April 21, as the Gophers take on Drew in a Landmark Conference match at Beldon Field beginning at 1 p.m.
Throughout the game, the Gophers women's lacrosse team will be taking donations for the Headstrong Foundation, and will also have a bake sale, in which all proceeds will go to HEADstrong.
The HEADstrong Foundation is a 501(c)(3) committed to being a resource for cancer patients and their families, helping them to navigate the harrowing ordeal of cancer by providing essential services to improve quality of life.
HEADstrong™ is an athletic rooted organization that serves the cancer community by granting direct financial assistance to those financially impacted as a result of the disease, by providing complimentary long-term housing and amenities for those traveling to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for cancer related treatments through Nick's House™, by funding innovative blood cancer research through the Nicholas E. Colleluori Lymphoma research fund, by serving family meals and offering outlets of entertainment for those receiving care at hospitals, by delivering comfort kits to newly hospitalized patients preparing for treatment or transplant and by lending an arm of support through their peer to peer advocacy group.
For more information on the HEADstrong Foundation™ and how they are changing the game for families affected by cancer please visit www.HEADstrong.org.