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Girls Volleyball Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness
October 12, 2017
The girls volleyball team has raised around $3308 through their Dig Pink fundraisers, raising awareness for breast cancer.
The different fundraisers included a car wash, a district luncheon, a bake sale, and Dig Pink T-Shirts.
Current volleyball team player Brooke Fitzgerald saw positives to students taking part in donating.
¨I think that the students learned a lesson, and it helps you have a goal that you would like to achieve,¨ said Fitzgerald.
While talking with an anonymous 32-year-old Breast Cancer survivor, she talked about what it was like to finally be rid of cancer.
¨I really do not know how to describe it. I thought that I was going to die, but soon I started to recover. My hair started growing back, and the pain went away. I still have the mental images and feelings, but I know that soon they will go away too,¨ she said. ¨I am excited to hear of students that are willing to give money for such an important cause. I pray every day for more people to realize the way that this can affect people.¨
Fitzgerald also mentioned how the volleyball team really feels about Breast Cancer awareness.
”I think that the volleyball team really does care, and at the end of the day, there will be people suffering from this every day and could possibly die from it and some people just don’t understand the real meaning to that,” said Fitzgerald. ¨It’s very heroic to go through that and survive. They must have so much hope.”