Contact Us
Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Menu

Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns

sports

Yorktown Schools Collaborate To Raise Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

Lakeland High School athletes will wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness.
Lakeland High School athletes will wear pink in honor of breast cancer awareness. Photo Credit: Contributed

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Lakeland High School and Shrub Oak Athletic Club join forces on Friday, Sept. 12 at the 4th Annual "Tackles for a Cure" football game.

The LHS varsity football team will take on Hendrick Hudson High School that evening. The "Tackles for a Cure" is aimed at promoting breast cancer awareness and research. Players will wear pink jerseys donated by local businesses. The stands will be filled with more than 1,600 black and pink T-shirts sold to raise money. There will also be pink hair extensions and items donated by the NY Giants and NY Jets. The SOAC football program will be introduced at halftime. Lakeland and SOAC cheer will perform together after that.

All money collected from the event is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.