All Things Newz
News

Kicks for Cancer charity event held for 16th year in Concord – Boston News, Weather, Sports


CONCORD, N.H. (WHDH) – A soccer event held at Concord-Carlisle High School had one goal in mind: advancing ovarian cancer prevention.

Kicks for Cancer started 16 years ago, after the assistant coach of Concord-Carlisle High School’s boys soccer team suffered a life changing loss.

“It was started in honor of my mom, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2007, and it just means so much to my family and now really to the whole community,” said coach Steve Wells.

Through the years the event has won a lot of support; Teams from all over eastern Massachusetts now compete to raise money for the cause.

“It’s a joy to see it continue to grow,” said Trish Siefer, an administrator with Kicks for Cancer.

“You feel the love and you feel the purpose behind this,” said Johanna Lewis, who is also an organizer with Kicks for Cancer.

(Copyright (c) 2022 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Join our Newsletter for the latest news right to your inbox



Source link

Related posts

Memorial service held for boy found dead in Lowell pond – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Class action lawsuit filed against city amid Jackson’s ongoing water crisis – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Boston Police and community leaders seek public’s help to stop violence following weekend violence, shooting at playground – Boston News, Weather, Sports