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‘Kick It for A Cure’ Raises $2,660 to Support Cancer Patients

May 3, 2019 1:04 p.m.

Charleston and Mattoon girls’ high school soccer teams hosted their seventh ‘KICK IT FOR A CURE’ soccer game on May 1, as part of a fundraiser to support Sarah Bush Lincoln’s Regional Cancer Center.

The event, which generated funds through t-shirt sales, raised $2,660. Added to their previous donations, starting in 2012, the Charleston and Mattoon girls’ soccer teams have raised more than $19,370 to support those fighting cancer in our communities.

Pictured left to right are Charleston senior players Jael Shain, Alexis Orlik, Caty Harrison, Maya Caltry, Bernie Jackson, and Lily Harrison; SBL Health Foundation event coordinator Kim Lockart (center); and Mattoon senior player Kyah Eastin and Flannery Sanders.

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