Number of Participants: 74
Hours Donated: 18
Value of Time Served: $11,255
Event Amount Raised: $6,000
Event Type: Children & Youth
Date: September 13, 2021
Malden Catholic High School
Crystal Street, Malden
All 74 members of the football team and coaches sold Blackout Childhood Cancer t-shirts all week.
Organizing and selling of shirts and decorating, the events leading up to the game, getting the Blackout Pep Rally organized and team preparation was a total of 18 hours.
The selling of shirts helped to raise funds for Pediatric Cancer research. In all over 800 t-shirts were sold between sales and donations over $6,000.00 was raised for Pediatric Cancer research.
About Malden Catholic’s Blackout Cancer Game Malden Catholic is teaming up with Project Blackout tonight to Turn Out The Lights on childhood cancer. The 2021 Blackout Cancer t-shirt is worn by over 800 Lancers is a symbol of a unity and spirit for families affected by this terrible disease. We are doing our part to bring awareness of the high rate of Pediatric cancer in Massachusetts and to show support for affected families in our community. (Pictures and press release attached)
About Project Blackout
Started in NH ten year ago, Project Blackout is a nonprofit organization on a mission to turn out the lights on pediatric cancer. According to the CDC, New England has the highest rate of pediatric cancer in the United States. Project Blackout hopes to unite local schools and towns during the month of September (Childhood Cancer Month) by encouraging students to wear the Blackout cancer t-shirt in order to raise awareness. There is a new logo each year and proceeds from t-shirt sales go to local organizations focused on pediatric cancer research. To date Project Blackout has raised more than $200,000.
Outstanding results from 2021 Blackout Cancer Events – $80,000 raised for pediatric cancer!