Saint Francis Medical Center, student athletes team up for Dig for Life | Arts & Culture
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Saint Francis Medical Center will be partnering with high school and college athletes to raise money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
The money raised will go to the Dig for Life campaign that provides free mammograms to women who cannot afford them.
On April 14, Notre Dame High School will launch Athletes for Life, an adaptation of Dig for Life. The Notre Dame Bulldog baseball team will sponsor a Pink Out Game with Charleston High School where students will sell Notre Dame Athletes for Life t-shirts and baseball hats to raise money.They will also collect donations at the gate and during the fifth inning stretch.
The pre-game events start at 5:45 p.m. and the game starts at 6 p.m.
The baseball team at Southeast Missouri State University will participate in the RBIs for Life campaign, another extension of Dig for Life, on April 15.
The campaign will start at Head Coach Mark Hogan's seventh annual Joe Uhls Golf Tournament at Bent Creek Golf Course. Donors will make pledges per Redhawks RBI and during the tournament a signed, pink, authentic Louisville Slugger bat with autographs of current and past St. Louis Cardinals players, including Ozzie Smith, will be auctioned off.
For more information you can call Carrie Copeland at 573-331-5790.
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