Memphis Volleyball to Join Side-Out Foundation with Dig Pink Game
Sept. 23, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - For Immediate Release: September 23, 2009 Volleyball Contact: Jason C. Redd (email@example.com) (901) 678.4640
Memphis Volleyball to Join Side-Out Foundation with Dig Pink Game Tigers to promote breast cancer awareness
This fall 2009, thousands of teams from around the country will be participating in the Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally. On Oct. 9, the University of Memphis volleyball team with join the Side-Out Foundation to promote Breast health education in the community as well as raising funds to help eradicate Breast Cancer. The Tigers will host East Carolina in their annual Dig Pink match with the first serve for the contest set for 7 p.m. at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse. Admission will be free for those wearing pink.
For more information about the event, please contact University of Memphis marketing assistant, Nicole Imbrogno at firstname.lastname@example.org or (901) 678.1792. To donate to the cause, log onto Memphis volleyball's Dig Pink team page at https://www.side-out.org/application/teams/team_page/1560. That link is also located on the sidebar of the volleyball page at www.gotigersgo.com.
The proceeds from all donations will benefit the Side-Out Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) located in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.
The Side-Out Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) located in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. They have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Breast Cancer research nationally through volleyball tournaments, clinics, and rallies. Funds are currently devoted to targeted therapies and molecular profiling which is where there is a hot bed of research activity. Side-Out also devotes a portion of the funds to local and national "Life with Cancer" support organizations.
Their name underscores the purpose of the organization - "Side-Out" in volleyball occurs when one team wins a point while its opponent is serving, thereby regaining serve or control of play. Likewise in the war against breast cancer, the Side-Out Foundation will support health care professionals in their pursuit of practical solutions for women and men with this dreaded disease thus enabling those affected to regain control of their lives and living them to the fullest.