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Wilton Girls Lacrosse Team To ‘Beat Cancer With A Stick’

Wilton High School girls lacrosse players Charlotte Noels and Maeve Kennard show off T-shirts that will be for sale during Tuesday's benefit game for the National Foundation for Cancer Research.
Wilton High School girls lacrosse players Charlotte Noels and Maeve Kennard show off T-shirts that will be for sale during Tuesday's benefit game for the National Foundation for Cancer Research. Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. – The Wilton High School girls lacrosse team is raising money for the National Foundation for Cancer Research during Tuesday afternoon’s home game against Staples High School.

The team has joined the “Beat Cancer  With a Stick” campaign, an annual fundraising event in which college and high school lacrosse teams across the pledge to donate proceeds from at least one game to foundation. .

During the 4 p.m. game, the team will sell T-shirts and raffle tickets. General donations will also be sought. All proceeds from the game will be donated to the foundation.

"I feel very strongly that the lacrosse community can make an impact in raising awareness and participating in cancer research,” team member Charlotte Noels said in a statement. “It’s a great game and a great cause.”

In addition to funds raised during the game, the team recently held a bake sale for the cause.

The game begins at 4 p.m. at Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road.

For more information on the team's involvement with the campaign, contact Jessica Noels at jessica.noels@gmail.com. More information about the “Beat Cancer with a Stick” campaign is available on the National Foundation for Cancer Research website .

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