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Published on October 21, 2015

Elon University Football Game Benefits KidsCan! at Alamance Regional Medical Center

Football fans can score big in support of kids whose parents have cancer by buying tickets to the Nov. 7 Elon University football game. 

“We are excited that Elon University football is so supportive of KidsCan!,” says Alamance Regional Charitable Foundation Director Katie Boon. Alamance Regional Medical Center KidsCan! Coordinator Patty Brothers says, “Game day will be extra exciting because of the Elon dance team.  They are working to bring fans some surprise entertainment involving local leaders.

Participant Trey Fargis meets football players

In addition, we are honored to have Terrence Holt attending the game as our special guest.”

KidsCan! is an educational and peer empathy program for children ages 6 to 16 who have a parent with cancer. It was started by former North Carolina State University and National Football League stars Torry and Terrence Holt, whose mother had cancer. At monthly family dinners, facilitators help kids understand the disease and treatments. Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional offers the program without charge to children of any cancer patient no matter where they are being treated. For more information, parents can call 336-586-3510.

A portion of tickets sold online benefits KidsCan! Phoenix fans must buy tickets to the Nov. 7 game against William & Mary online at elonphoenix.com/ARMCtix. In the customer login box at the top of the page, enter ARMC for both the user ID and password, then press enter or click the right arrow.

The public can donate online through individual players on the donation page. Picking a favorite player from the leader board takes the public to that player's page and donation instructions.

“We are pleased to be a part of this cause. Since the day I returned to Elon, we have made an emphasis of giving back to the community. Student-athletes have a great platform and being able to use that platform for such a worthy cause is a great opportunity for our players,” says Elon University Head Football Coach Richard J. Skrosky.

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